COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A Colorado Springs man is accused of attacking his girlfriend with a hammer.
Colorado Springs police said they got reports of man with a gun at 5750 Snow Creek Point just after 3:30 a.m. Sunday. Witnesses said the man was knocking on doors, looking for his girlfriend.
Officers said Jeffrey Taurianen, 24, hit his 32-year-old girlfriend multiple times in the head with a hammer. She tried to escape but Taurianen carried her against her will, and threatened her with a handgun, according to police records.
The victim went to a local hospital for treatment. Her condition is not available.
Police say the motivation for this domestic violence assault was reportedly jealousy.