According to police, the woman was defending herself and her dog from a loose pit bull. No charges will be filed against Swenda.
The incident occurred shortly after 7 p.m. on Monday. Royersford police received reports of a woman firing a weapon on a borough street and multiple police departments headed to the scene.
They found Swenda inside a home in the 300 block of North Fifth Avenue, where she was detained pending further investigation.
When she was taken in for questioning, police found a silver .38-caliber revolver with three spent casings in Swenda’s possession.
Source: Lynn Jusinski for Phoenixville Patch.