Man Points Gun at Ex-Girlfriend, Bites Off Piece of Pinky Finger

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Odessa Police say this man pointed a gun at his ex-girlfriend and bit off a piece of her pinky finger.

45-year-old Jose Garcia, Jr. is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and assault causing bodily injury.

Officers were called out to a home in the 3200 block of Redwood Drive on Sunday morning.

According to police, Garcia got into an argument with his ex-girlfriend and pointed a gun at her.

The woman and her 33-year-old son managed to wrestle the gun away from Garcia.

But while the woman and her son where holding him down, Garcia bit a piece of her finger off.

She was transported to Medical Center Hospital for treatment.

Garcia is currently behind bars.

His bond is set at $27,500 dollars.