Police said a man broke into his former girlfriend’s home and threatened to shoot her during a disturbance in Dubuque.

Colby D. Scott Jr., 21, of 2027 University Ave., was arrested at 7:13 a.m. Tuesday in the area of Loras Boulevard and Grandview Avenue on warrants charging first-degree burglary and domestic assault with injury-aggravated assault.

Court documents state that Scott broke into the residence of Maiona K. Laney, 17, of 247 W. 11th St., No. 12, on Sept. 14, and assaulted her. Scott threw a TV down the stairs of the apartment building and punched Laney in the head before displaying the handle of a handgun tucked in his waistband and threatening to shoot her.

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