WISCASSET — A resident of Soule Lane faces domestic assault charges after leading police on a foot chase through the woods around midnight Saturday.

Police arrived at 36 Soule Lane around 11 p.m. Saturday after receiving reports of a domestic disturbance, Police Chief Troy Cline said in a news release.

Neighbors told police they witnessed an argument between Tammy Morton, 42, and Michael Burns, 28, who lived in a camper-trailer on the property, police said.

Shortly after police arrived, they heard a single gunshot from nearby woods, and witnesses indicated that Burns had fled into the woods with a 20-gauge shotgun.

Officers from Damariscotta, the Lincoln and Sagadahoc county sheriff’s offices, the Maine Warden Service and the Maine State Police Tactical Team assisted in a search of the woods.

They found Burns around 1:30 a.m. today and took him into custody, seizing a loaded shotgun as evidence. No one was injured in the chase.

Burns faces charges of domestic assault, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and creating a police standoff. He is being held at the Lincoln County Jail on $8,000 bail.