BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A Denver woman accused of shooting at law officers while being arrested for protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota has pleaded guilty to two charges in a deal with prosecutors.
It means Red Fawn Fallis won't stand trial, where she could have faced up to life in prison if convicted. Prosecutors will recommend a sentence of no more than seven years.
Fallis was accused of firing a handgun three times during her October 2016 arrest. No one was hurt.
Fallis pleaded guilty Monday to civil disorder and gun possession by a convicted felon. Prosecutors will drop a more serious count - discharge of a firearm during a felony crime of violence.
Sentencing wasn't immediately scheduled.
About two dozen supporters of Fallis packed the courtroom under heavy security.
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