Crime & Courts

Man, 25, threatens to shoot girlfriend, is arrested by police

A 25-year-old man who pointed a handgun at his 22-year-old girlfriend and threatened to shoot her has been arrested for suspicion of aggravated assault and criminal possession of a firearm, according to police.

The incident happened at 1 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of South Silver, according to Sgt. Bob Gulliver, spokesman for the Wichita Police Department.

Another man who lives in the residence, near Harry and McLean, attempted to grab the gun and it discharged into the ceiling, Gulliver said. The 25-year-old man was later contacted by officers and booked on felony charges.