Domestic violence suspect accused of assaulting police

Domestic violence suspect accused of assaulting police
Aaron Long (Source: LMDC)
Aaron Long (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville man was arrested Friday morning after allegedly assaulting an officer and referencing mass casualty events such as the Oregon community college shootings.

Officers were dispatched at 5 a.m. Friday on a domestic violence call in the 700 block of Camp Street. According to an arrest report, Aaron Long, 31, grabbed the victim by the neck with both hands and pushed him backwards, injuring him.

Once under arrest, police said Long "began bucking away from the officers, swinging his head in an attempt to strike the officers." Police said the ensuing struggle injured one of the officer's left elbow.

When Long was finally brought under control, officers said he threatened to attack and kill all of the officers present. He also made several threats to the public at large, referencing "what happened in Oregon" and other mass casualty events.

Long is charged with third degree assault on a police officer, fourth degree assault, third degree terroristic threatening and menacing.

Bond was set at $10,000.

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