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Columbia man arrested for assaulting woman with a gun

Published On: Dec 17 2013 06:18:45 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 17 2013 06:58:46 PM CST

Police say Curtis Jones hit a woman on the head with a gun during an argument about drugs.

COLUMBIA, Mo. -

A Columbia man was arrested Monday for assaulting a woman with a handgun.

Police say the incident happened on Feb. 4 in the 300 block of Highview Avenue. Officers say Curtis Jones, 27, got into an argument over drugs with a 48-year-old woman.

According to police, Jones struck the woman in the head with a handgun, causing the gun to fire. The victim suffered a serious laceration to her head.

Jones was arrested for armed criminal action, second-degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon and possession with intent to distribute.

His total bond has been set at $225,000. He remains at the Boone County Jail as of Tuesday night.

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