Cops: Ex-boyfriend pulled gun, knife


Maricopa Police Department arrested a man accused of pulling a gun and knife on his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend on Halloween. 

Police arrested 25-year-old Shawn A. Carra at a Glennwilde home after he allegedly threatened the couple with deadly weapons, according to a probable cause statement obtained by InMaricopa.  

Cops responded to the home on West Capistrano Drive just before 4 p.m. Dispatch reported people were fighting and “banging on the wall” before officers arrived. 

Carra’s ex-girlfriend told police he gave her a ride home and got upset when he saw her new boyfriend waiting for her. She told officers Carra started threatening her boyfriend. 

The couple claimed Carra punched the boyfriend in the face and shoved him. They said Carra pulled out a gun and a pocketknife while threatening them. Carra allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend, too. 

The woman told police Carra kicked in a garage wall and punched holes in the wall. 

Police noted there were children in the home during the attack. The boyfriend suffered scratches on his arm. Carra had hand injuries police said were consistent with punching the wall. 

During a search, cops found a pocketknife on Carra and a gun in his car.  

Carra was booked into the Pinal County jail on two felony charges of aggravated assault with a weapon and disorderly conduct with a weapon. He was also slapped with two misdemeanor counts of endangerment and criminal damage. 

He faces 14 years in prison. 

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