On Sunday, May 22, Mesquite police officers investigated a domestic disturbance which ended with a female being shot in the foot with a handgun. The investigation revealed the male and female were in an argument which escalated into each assaulting the other. Eventually the male retrieved a handgun and shot the female in the foot. The female was transported by private vehicle to Mesa View Regional Hospital and was treated for the injury. Both persons were criminally charged.
Matthew Adamson, 22, of Mesquite, Nevada, was arrested and charged with: Felony domestic battery with a deadly weapon and felony discharging a firearm into an occupied structure.
Brooke Smither, was cited and released for misdemeanor domestic battery.
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