CRESTVIEW – A 43-year-old man angry about being confronted in his home produced a realistic toy gun and pointed it at another man.
The victim had come over to talk to the defendant about what he considered to be disrespectful texts that were being sent to his daughter.
But the other man pulled out the gun, pointed it at the victim and then hit him in the forehead with the weapon, according to his Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest report.
The victim had a small laceration on his forehead but refused medical treatment.
A witness saw the altercation unfold and confirmed the victim’s version of events, the report said.
The suspect was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.