UPDATE: Suspect in Montgomery shooting also facing attempted arson charge

Kimberly Edwards

Kimberly Edwards – Photo from Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

Investigators say a woman charged in a shooting in Montgomery now also faces an attempted arson charge.

Montgomery police say the shooting left a man with a life-threatening gunshot wound. It happened at around 7AM today at a home in the 2100 block of Bowen Drive, which is near the intersection of Vaughn Road and Fieldcrest Drive.

The man was taken to a hospital.

Meanwhile, the Montgomery Fire/Rescue Department says they were also called to investigate at the home on Bowen Drive. They say police called them to the scene to look into fire damage to a stove burner.

Fire investigators say 33-year-old Kimberly Nicole Edwards had turned on all of the burners in attempt to cause fire damage. They say they found burned paper nearby.

Fire investigators say when she was interviewed by police, she said she had been hearing voices for the past week and didn’t remember any actions she took at the home.

She is charged with attempted murder and attempted arson and is being held on a total of $90,000 bond.


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