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Homeowner continuously fires gun from inside Kelso home, SWAT team responds

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A woman was arrested in Kelso early Monday she allegedly began shooting from within her home, prompting a SWAT team to respond. 

The Kelso Police Department said they were called to the scene at a home in the 1100 block of South 7th Avenue around 4 a.m.

Officers said 53-year-old Dellie Wentz had fired multiple shots through the ceiling and doors. Several rounds struck a nearby house, according to officers.

Police reported hearing shots from inside the home upon arrival. Officers evacuated neighboring homes and a Lower Columbia SWAT team was called to the scene.

Over a period of two hours, Wentz fired five more rounds from inside the home. She later surrendered and was taken into custody. 

Wentz was the only known occupant of the residence. She faces several charges including malicious mischief and reckless endangerment.

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