A woman named Marilyn Ann Kepler, 74, has been charged with aggravated assault and domestic violence after she allegedly hit her boyfriend over the head with a hammer, police said Tuesday.
Kepler, from Bullhead City, Arizona, was upset with her boyfriend, who has not been publicly identified, because he had left the television on overnight and ruined her sleep, police said in a statement. Marilyn Ann Kepler.
The boyfriend, also 74, told police that he woke up to Kepler hitting him with the hammer.
He was able to convince her to take him to get medical attention, but Kepler instead drove past the hospital and pulled out a gun.
The victim wrestled the gun away from Kepler and jumped out of the car, where witnesses saw him and drove him for help, according to the Bullhead City Police Department.
Police tracked down Kepler and she was booked into the Mohave County Jail in Kingman.