Police were called to a home in the 2700 block of Veteran Street shortly after 2:30 a.m. for a reported home invasion with shots fired.
A woman identified as Micaela Lindsey-Carpenter came outside with a laceration on her hand, according to the criminal complaint. Lindsey-Carpenter said four to five black men were kicking in her door and they were wearing masks. She also told police her 8-year-old daughter was still inside the home.
After entering the house, officers found a plastic bag of marijuana, a silver and black digital scale with marijuana residue and other items of marijuana paraphernalia on the kitchen table, according to the complaint.
Lindsey-Carpenter told police she had been sitting in her living room when the men came to her front door and attempted to kick it down, according to the complaint. She also said she had her rifle sitting next to her and fired multiple rounds at the men. She said she cut her hand on the rifle while trying to fix a jam.
After her hand was treated,