GREENWOOD, Ind. — The Johnson County prosecutor wants to make sure a Greenwood woman isn’t allowed to get another gun, after she tried to kill a child.
35-year-old Linda Bermann is charged with attempted murder, after she pointed a rifle at a child in their home, and pulled the trigger, but the gun jammed, and the children in the home called 911.
Bermann put the gun down and waited for police to arrive. Officers arrested her, and took the rifle and a pistol out of the house.
Now the Johnson County prosecutor is looking to use Indiana’s Red Flag law to make sure she can’t get another gun.
“I take the Second Amendment rights of the citizens of Johnson County very seriously,” said Johnson County Prosecutor Joe Villanueva. “However, I will not hesitate to seek a hearing to suspend those rights if there is evidence to show that
they are a danger to themselves or the community.”
If Bermann is sentenced, she could get 20-40 years in prison.