On Saturday, March 15th, 51-year-old Hilda Mills, of 5071 CO Highway 3280, Freeport, was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without the intent to kill and using a firearm while under the influence of alcohol.
Mills was having an argument with her husband and made several comments that she would shoot him if he came home. Mr. Mills arrived home and was standing in his backyard when Mrs. Mills fired a .38 Caliber revolver through the bedroom window of their home in the direction of where Mr. Mills was standing. Mr. Mills immediately took cover and called 911.
Deputies arrived on scene and during the interview of the suspect, a very strong smell of alcohol came from Mrs. Mill’s breath. Mills was placed under arrest and booked at the Walton County Jail.