Police: Man shot self after refused sex

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FORT MYERS, Fla., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Authorities said a Fort Myers, Fla., man was arrested after he allegedly shot himself in the arm because his girlfriend refused to have sex.

Jonathon Guabello, 29, was treated for the gunshot wound then booked into the Lee County Jail on charges of threatening violence and firing a weapon in an occupied dwelling, the Fort Myers News-Press reported Thursday.


Guabello's 24-year-old girlfriend said the suspect had been under the influence of Xanax and alcohol when he became enraged at her refusal of his sexual overtures. She said she took her dog with her into a spare bedroom and she heard two gunshots several minutes later.

The girlfriend said Guabello told her he would kill her if she dialed 911, then stumbled into the kitchen where he was knocked unconscious when he tripped and hit his head on the oven door.

Lee County Sheriff's deputies said Guabello had incurred two gunshot wounds to his arm.

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