Ridge man arrested after standoff

MINERAL RIDGE — A Weathersfield man was taken into custody Sunday night, according to Trumbull County Jail records, after allegedly holding a gun to his wife’s head before threatening suicide.

Weathersfield Township police responded to a call just before 5:30 p.m., a Trumbull County 911 report states, alleging a 71-year-old Salt Springs Road man was holding a gun to his head and telling his wife he wanted her to watch him commit suicide.

Both were intoxicated, according to a Weathersfield Township police report.

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