Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Shooting Girlfriend's Car
Published December 7th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A violent act of jealously landed one Gainesville man behind bars this morning.
Police say it started last night when 28-year-old Brian Newman saw his girlfriend leave a holiday work party with another man.
He followed her, and approached her car, yelling at her to get out and pointing a handgun at her.
Police say Newman tried several times to block her car with his, at one point firing shots into the air and at her car.
She was unharmed, and Newman ran from police when they responded.
Newman was later arrested at Bivens Cove Apartments and is being charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, shooting a deadly missile into a vehichle, discharging a firearm in public, and false imprisonment.
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