News Sections
Audio
Bloomington Man Arrested After Battering Girlfriend
Updated March 30, 2016 6:38 AM | Filed under: Crime
 Print    Archive    RSS

(BLOOMINGTON) - Bloomington police arrested a man Monday accused of battering his girlfriend with a handgun and stealing her purse and car keys Sunday evening at a southside Bloomington apartment.

Police arrested 48-year-old Shawn Starlin on Monday afternoon after police receiving a tip he was at Steak N Shake on Liberty Drive.

As Starlin got into a parked white Buick outside the restaurant, officers took him into custody. They arrested him on charges of burglary and robbery, criminal recklessness, battery, domestic battery and pointing a firearm.

Starlin is accused of forcing his way into an apartment in the 2300 block of South Winslow Court at about 2:45 p.m. Sunday.

Bloomington Capt. Steve Kellams says Starlin kicked in the locked front door, looking for his girlfriend. He then pointed a small, black handgun at the people in the apartment and fired a round into the floor.

He then reportedly demanded money from his girlfriend and hit her in the forehead with his handgun.

The 38-year-old woman suffered cuts and bleeding and received medical treatment for her injuries.

Starlin then stole the woman's purse and car keys and ran away from the apartment.



« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to comments@wbiw.com

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW


1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   WBIW.com and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback