Police: Man opens fire on his girlfriend in East Lansdowne

Arrest after standoff in Lansdowne

July 31, 2012 2:02:32 PM PDT
Police say a violent domestic dispute led to a standoff with a suspected gunman inside a home in East Lansdowne, Delaware County.

The incident started around 5:00 a.m. Tuesday when police responded to a call of shots fired on Cleveland Avenue in Upper Darby.

Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood tells Action News that a male opened fire on his girlfriend. He missed her but hit one or two cars.

The boyfriend then fled to his house on the 100 block of Lewis Avenue, near Pembroke Avenue in East Lansdowne.

A short time later, police arrested him.

He faces weapons offenses and reckless endangerment charges..