Police in Ventura have confirmed they’ve arrested a man who is believed to have been involved in a domestic c assault.
The incident happened in mid-March, according to a report by the Ventura County Star. The suspect, who has been identified as 26-year-old Stephen Opferman, was booked at the Ventura County Jail where he was charged with domestic violence and assault with a deadly weapon. His bail bonds were set at $20,000.
According to police reports, a man and women were heard fighting in the street just before midnight. One of the witnesses called police to say they’d seen a man, with a gun, who had fired shots.
Authorities responded quickly.
They blocked off the area using a tactical vehicle; upon further investigation, they learned the pair were involved in a romantic relationship. It was learned that the couple got into an argument earlier in the night; that argument became violent and the women was allegedly hit in the head.
Opferman was arrested without further incident. It’s not immediately clear if he has a prior history of arrest.
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