Columbus man accused of pointing a gun during dispute

A Columbus man was arrested last week after allegedly threatening to use a firearm during a family argument.

According to the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to the 1300 block of Jonesville Road at just before 7 a.m. Friday after a neighbor heard the threats. Deputies discovered three people had been involved in the argument and all had minor injuries. But they concluded that 35-year-old Braden Kleinhenz was the aggressor, battering the others, pointing a firearm and making a threats.

A firearm was also located at the scene.

After being checked out at Columbus Regional Hospital, Kleinhenz was arrested on preliminary charges including Pointing a Firearm , Intimidation with a Deadly Weapon , Battery with Bodily Injury and Domestic Battery with Bodily Injury.