Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies say a Crestview man punched and pushed his girlfriend and caused a large mirror to fall onto a six-year old child during a disturbance January 2nd.
39-year old Eric Culpepper of 1855 Riverview Drive is now charged with battery, aggravated assault, and child abuse.
Culpepper’s girlfriend, Morgan Johnson, says Culpepper punched her, pulled her hair, and pushed her during an argument at their trailer. She says he also pointed a black shotgun at her. A child at the home added that during the fight Culpepper was knocking things over and a large mirror fell onto his leg.
Deputies say Johnson had swelling and dried blood on her mouth and nose as well as scratches and a bruise.