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Cuyahoga Falls Man Charged With Attempted Murder

On Dec. 29, David P. Seitz II, 27, of Cuyahoga Falls, allegedly loaded a rifle and tried to kill his girlfriend.

A heated domestic dispute almost ended in murder when David P. Seitz II allegedly loaded a rifle and tried to shoot his girlfriend.

The woman told police she was choked and assaulted, and said Seitz, 27, threatened to kill her, then himself, according to a message posted on the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department's Facebook page.

Seitz reportedly fired off six rounds as he and his girlfriend struggled for control of the weapon.

The pair suffered minor injuries during the incident that allegedly took place inside the High Street residence they shared. 

According to police, the rifle and ammunition were being stored inside the residence prior to the dispute. 

Seitz was arrested on scene and charged with attempted murder, a first-degree felony; felonious assault, a first-degree felony; aggravated menacing, a first-degree misdemeanor; domestic violence, a first-degree misdemeanor; weapons while intoxicated, a first-degree misdemeanor; discharging a firearm into a habitation, a second-degree felony; and discharging firearms into city limits, a first-degree misdemeanor.

He was taken to Summit County Jail. 

Scott Gatrell December 31, 2012 at 04:22 PM
Obviously another NASA employee...........NOT! 27 And he has just thrown away all hope of a normal life over being angry at a woman. Absolutely brilliant!
Silvr Fox December 31, 2012 at 08:43 PM
used to live in that apartment complex and not surprised with this incident added to its notorious reputation that it's been building lately as a haven for low life....glad I moved....
phil blackmore January 02, 2013 at 07:50 PM
Guess she would not shut up. :-) She sure knew how to pick a winner there too!
phil blackmore January 02, 2013 at 07:52 PM
Oh yea, and before anyone goes nuts here I was joking...... except for her knowing how to pick a winner for a boyfriend.
Extremely Disgruntled January 03, 2013 at 08:03 AM
I wonder if he's related to State Representative Bill Seitz¿
John Deike January 22, 2013 at 09:32 PM
Hey Buncha, I had to delete your comments due to the expletives. Please feel free to re-post, just take out the mild profanity. Regards, JD

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