Stewartville, MN (KROC AM News) - A Stewartville man was arrested Christmas Eve for assaulting a woman and throwing a loaded gun at her.

Deputies were called to the woman’s home around 7:45 pm Monday and were told 27-year-old Grant Nelson had assaulted the victim during a confrontation.

The woman told the deputies Nelson had thrown her to the ground and choked her until she nearly blacked out. The woman had bruises on her arm, face, and neck. The woman says after she threw a hammer at Nelson, he got a handgun and began waving it around while making threats. He threw the gun at the woman and then left. It was discovered the gun was loaded and had a round in the chamber.

Nelson was later located and arrested.

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