Indy woman sentenced for pointing gun at ex

Shannon Robertson (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)
Shannon Robertson (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — An Indianapolis women is sentenced to five years in prison after pointing a gun at her boyfriend.

Prosecutors said Shannon Robertson is convicted of attempted battery by means of a deadly weapon, intimidation with a deadly weapon, criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon and pointing a fire arm.

As News 18 previously reported last July, Shannon Robertson send a text message to her ex-boyfriend Brent Harmon to lure him outside. When Harmon went outside, Robertson pointed a gun at him.

Robertson later admitted she intended to shoot Harmon and then herself.

Robertson has previous convictions of public indecency, criminal mischief and prostitution.

In addition, Robertson will also have to undergo mental health treatment and one year supervised probation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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