Police: Intoxicated Beaver Twp. man assaulted girlfriend, had gun

BEAVER TWP., Ohio (WYTV) – A Beaver Township man was arrested after police were sent to a Cedars Drive home on Thursday for a domestic violence call.

Police said the victim called 911 to report that the father of one of her children had assaulted her. She said he then went outside with a handgun.

Officers arrived to find the suspect, identified as Christopher White, sitting on the tailgate of his pickup truck in his underwear. Police said he had a revolver beside him.

White told police he was thinking of shooting himself and had fired one round into the ground before officers arrived, according to a police report. Police said White was intoxicated.

He was charged with domestic violence and using weapons while intoxicated.