Ventura man arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

VENTURA, Calif. - A Ventura man could face charges for domestic violence and assault with a deadly weapon after an argument broke out between the man and his girlfriend Saturday night in Ventura.

The incident happened on the 9100 block of Neath Street at around 11:55 p.m.

Police say Stephen Opferman, 26, hit his girlfriend several times in the head while armed with a gun.

The victim sustained moderate injuries but was treated by emergency personnel on scene.

Although a loaded gun was found at the scene, no shots were fired.

Opferman was booked into the Ventura County Jail.

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