Man accused of firing shot near girlfriend's head

NORTH LIMA — A Beaver Township man is accused of firing a bullet that landed a few feet from his girlfriend’s head Wednesday.

Police charged Joseph Sferra, 35, of West Garfield Road, with felonious assault and using a weapon while intoxicated. Sferra’s girlfriend was sitting on a couch when he shot at her, according to the report. An officer found the round in a wall close to where she was seated.

Sferra will appear in Mahoning County Area Court in Canfield at 9:30 a.m. March 23.

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