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Woman arrested after shots fired incident in Steubenville

One woman is in custody following a shots fired incident in Steubenville.

According to the police report, police received a tip at 9:00 on Saturday night that a single shot was fired in the 1600 block of Ridge Avenue.

The suspected vehicle fled the scene. After following the vehicle described in the shooting, the driver, Sarah Smith, was located at 488 South Street.

In the car was a loaded handgun with a round still in the chamber.

When speaking with officers, Smith admitted to shooting a "warning shot" to keep a man from following her to her car.

Smith was arrested for improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle and discharging a firearm within the city. She is being held in the Jefferson County Jail.

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