CPD: Man Points Gun at Girlfriend with Kids in House

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A frightening situation Monday night in Canton.

A 47-year-old city resident is accused of pointing a gun at a woman at a house in the 1200 block of Linwood Avenue SW, with three children in the home at the time.

Percy Cooper is charged with abduction and endangering children.

He’s now in the Stark County jail.

Canton police say the woman who he lived with was able to escape the house with two of the children, but Cooper refused to come out for several hours with one child still inside.

No injuries were reported.

He’s being arraigned Wednesday morning.