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Mitchell man charged with assault on girlfriend

A Mitchell man is accused of threatening his girlfriend with a pistol over the status of their relationship. Willam Coyle, 20, is charged with aggravated assault, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of 15 years in prison and a $30,000...

A Mitchell man is accused of threatening his girlfriend with a pistol over the status of their relationship.

Willam Coyle, 20, is charged with aggravated assault, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine.

Coyle and his girlfriend were fighting when he allegedly pulled out a Ruger 9mm pistol. A person reported hearing them yelling and hearing the girlfriend tell Coyle to put down the gun.

The victim had called a third party and left the line open during the argument. The person on the other line called the police after Coyle allegedly pointed the gun at the victim.

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