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Kelly Hartson of Nashua allegedly fired a .45-caliber handgun during an aergument with her boyfriend. Nobody was hurt. Photo courtesy Nashua Police Department
Thursday, April 26, 2012

Police: Nashua woman fired handgun during domestic dispute; no one hurt

NASHUA – A city woman allegedly fired a .45 caliber handgun during a dispute with her boyfriend, then kicked and swore at police officers, police say.

No one was injured in the altercation.

According to the Nashua Police Department, on Tuesday at approximately 8:20 p.m., officers responded to an East Pearl Street residence for the report of domestic violence. The victim said that his girlfriend, Kelly Hartson, 29, fired a shot from a loaded handgun during an argument, after which he fled the residence.

Officers made contact with Hartson outside the residence. They say she ignored officer’s requests to stop, began yelling obscenities and was placed under arrest.

Police say Hartson later kicked at the arresting officers, striking them several times.

As a result of the investigation, Hartson was charged with Domestic Violence: Reckless Conduct, three counts of Simple Assault on a Police Officer, and Disorderly Conduct.

A Class B Felony is punishable by up to 7 years imprisonment and each misdemeanor is punishable by up to year in county jail.

Hartson is being held at the Nashua Police Department on $10,000 cash/surety bail, pending an arraignment at Nashua district court.

– Telegraph staff