Police: Weapon malfunction saved woman’s life in murder attempt

elijah-sprott

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A man was charged with Attempted Murder after police said he put a gun to a woman’s head and pulled the trigger.

Police said the incident took place on Chrisler Avenue on Sunday.

According to police, the only thing that saved the woman’s life was a weapon malfunction. Police said when the weapon didn’t work, Sprott hit the woman with the gun and broke her jaw.

If convicted, Sprott faces up to 25 years behind bars.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s