Magnolia woman charged following shots fired incident

A Magnolia woman has been charged with multiple felonies after police say an argument led to shots fired inside her home Thursday.

According to Delaware State Police, the incident occurred around 3 a.m. when troopers were dispatched to a home on Douglas Fir Road in Magnolia for reports of shots fired.

Police arrived and learned that 25-year-old Tamia Richardson had been engaged in a physical altercation with a 21-year-old male.

25-year-old Tamia Richardson

During the altercation, police say Tamia pulled out a handgun and fired multiple rounds.

A 44-year-old man, and two children, ages 1 and 4, were inside of the home at the time of the shooting.

Troopers responded to the home and set up a perimeter, ordering Tamia to come outside.

She was taken into custody without incident.
The 21-year-old man involved left the scene prior to the arrival of police. There were no reports of any injuries as a result of the incident.

Tamia has been charged with 1st Degree Reckless Endangerment and 3 counts of Possession of a Deadly Weapon. She was arraigned and committed to the Delores J. Baylor Correctional Institution on $12,500 secured bond.

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