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Woman claims she was drunk, shot at ex-boyfriends truck

Leah Diaz (Source: Dunklin County SO) Leah Diaz (Source: Dunklin County SO)
Juan E. Saldanas (Dunklin County SO) Juan E. Saldanas (Dunklin County SO)
KENNETT, MO (KFVS) -

Police say a woman claims she was drunk and shot at her ex-boyfriends vehicle because he allegedly stole her money.

Kennett police responded to Bradley Street on Tuesday after getting a call about a bullet hole found in a vehicle.

When officers arrived they found another vehicle with bullet holes, dried blood and a shattered windshield.

Police say they found five 9mm shell casings with two live rounds lying on the ground near the vehicle.

Leah Diaz, 27, of Kennett told police she was drunk and mad at Michael Leeker, the vehicle's owner, because he allegedly stole $2,000 from her.

Diaz told police she fired several shots into Leeker's truck and bent the windows out with a log.

Diaz then told police that she took the gun back to her home where it was taken by Juan E. Saldanas.

Diaz was charged with unlawful use of a weapon and tampering first degree.

Saldanas was charged with unlawful possession of a concealed firearm.

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