Burlington, VT – Burlington Police say they’ve arrested a woman accused of shooting a gun inside a Burlington bar early Monday. It happened at Esox on Main Street around 12:30 a.m.

Police say the bar owner tells them the woman fired a shot and the bullet went through the floor, struck a pipe in the basement and there was water damage. No one was hurt. Police say the accused shooter left the scene but then returned to the bar Monday evening. Officers say staff members told them the suspect had returned. Police arrested Nishea I. Wilkerson, 39, of Philadelphia. She was processed on anticipated charges of Recklessly Endangering Another Person and Unlawful Mischief.

Nishea Wilkerson, 39 is accused of firing a weapon inside Esox bar in Burlington Dec. 26 (Burlington Police)

She is being held at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility on $200 bail.

BPD says this is the 26th gunfire incident of 2022.