Broom attack lands man in jail

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A man was arrested after police said he got into an argument with his brother, pulled a gun, and hit his brother with a broom.

Wesley Lynch, 29, faces charges of assault and aggravated menacing.

Police responded to the 1000 block of Huffman Avenue after 7:30 p.m. Saturday on a fight call.

Officers said Sean and Wesley Lynch were in the kitchen of the home playing dice for cash when Sean lost a lot of money to Wesley and told Wesley “Your kids are retarded.” An argument ensued.

Sean told police his brother hit him twice with a broom and pulled out a gun.

Officers collected evidence from the scene.

Wesley was booked into the Montgomery County Jail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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