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Woman facing slew of charges after shooting incident in Lowell

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LOWELL — A 46-year-old woman from Island Pond is facing multiple charges following an incident that took place in Lowell on Wednesday.

Authorities say they were notified that Tonya Beezup was at a home on Vermont Route 100 where she was causing a disturbance and being asked to leave at around 6:10 p.m.

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Police say Beezup left the home shortly after and it was alleged she may have shot a firearm out her window as she drove away in a vehicle.

The complainants described hearing several consecutive bangs, seeing flashes and smoke come from the window in which she was seen seated prior to leaving.

Police say the direction the suspect fired shots was and is still unknown.

No one at the home was injured and police don’t believe any property was struck.

Police say a trooper responded to the home to speak with witnesses while other troopers and local law enforcement searched for Beezup and the truck that fled the home.

Several hours later, Beezup and a passenger were located pulling into the North Country Hospital parking lot.

Troopers spoke with Beezup and the passenger and identified the location of the firearm.

The firearm was later seized.

Beezup has been charged with the additional crimes of DUI, DLS, reckless endangerment, disorderly conduct, and false reports to law enforcement authorities.

Police say the case remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the Vermont State Police Derby barracks.

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