CUYAHOGA FALLS: A Cuyahoga Falls man has been charged with attempted murder after threatening to kill his live-in girlfriend during an argument shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday night, police said.
David P. Seitz II, 27, allegedly loaded a rifle and threatened to kill his girlfriend and himself before firing six rounds from the rifle inside the residence as the two struggled for control of the weapon in the 2300 block of High Street.
Seitz and the woman, who said she was choked and assaulted during the fracas, suffered minor injuries.
Seitz was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail.
He faces charges of attempted murder, felonious assault, aggravated menacing, domestic violence and using a weapon while intoxicated and other related weapons charges.
SPRINGFIELD TWP.: A new traffic signal that has been installed at the Canton Road and Springfield Lake Drive intersection will be fully functional today, weather permitting, the Summit County Engineer’s Office said.
Until today, the signal has been flashing yellow, and signs have been installed alerting motorists to the change in traffic flow.
Motorists in the area are being advised to be aware of the new signal when approaching the intersection.
Also starting today, vehicles will be prohibited from turning left onto Canton Road from Calvin Street and Meadow Drive. “No Left Turn” signs have been installed, the engineer’s office said.
The signal and other changes are part of an effort to improve safety at the intersection and along the Canton Road corridor between Sanitarium and Waterloo roads.
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