On 09/28/13 just after midnight SPD was called to a home in the 7700 block of E. Thomas in reference to an Aggravated Assault call.
After an evening of drinking, the suspect got into a verbal altercation with his live-in girlfriend and her brother, along with the brother’s wife. All of these individuals live within the same residence on Thomas along with a 4 and 5 year old belonging to the brother.
The verbal altercation escalated into the suspect brandishing a firearm, threatening with it, and ultimately striking the brother on the head causing a laceration which was checked by EMTs at the scene. The brother was able to disarm the suspect of the handgun. The victim’s exited the residence and called police.
At about 1:00 am the suspect came out into the backyard and was taken into custody without further incident by officers waiting there.
The suspect was booked on counts of Aggravated Assault, Disorderly Conduct, and Endangerment. There were no other injuries.