Wednesday, August 14, 2013
THE COP SHOP
Man injures son, tries suicide
Denton police officers responded to a report of violence at a house in the 2200 block of Geneva Circle about 8 p.m. Tuesday night. They found a man standing in the hallway holding a knife. The man's wife and 18-year-old son said he became violent during an argument with the son. He began beating him and hit him in the head with a metal candle holder, according to the police report.
Then the man said he would kill himself and retrieved a gun. But he could not find any ammunition for it, so he took a large number of some kind of pills. He was taken to a hospital for evaluation. An investigation is continuing.
400 block of Fort Worth Drive - Police took a man to jail after reports about 8:45 p.m. Tuesday that he had become violent with a married couple. The couple said he took out a pocket knife and began swinging it at them. He was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, public intoxication with something other than alcohol and two outstanding warrants.