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A man was arrested after allegedly firing a gun during an argument with his ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend which struck the bedroom a 6-year-old girl was sleeping in, officials said.

Alfredo Ontiveros, 27, is accused of going to his ex-girlfriend’s house about 9:45 a.m. Friday in the 8200 block of Carpenter Drive and began arguing with her boyfriend, El Paso Police Department officials said.

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The argument escalated when Ontiveros allegedly pulled out a handgun and fired one round which struck the bedroom where his ex-girlfriend’s 6-year-old daughter was sleeping, official said.

The ex-girlfriend then met with police the following day to file a report on the incident.

An arrest warrant was then issued for Ontiveros.

The El Paso Police Department’s Gang Unit, along with the department’s SWAT unit, arrested Ontiveros Sunday, officials said.

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Ontiveros was arrested in connection with one count each of abandoning or endangering a child, deadly conduct involving discharge of a firearm and unlawful carrying of a weapon.

He was booked Sunday into the El Paso County Jail on a bond totaling $35,000. Ontiveros posted bail the same day, according to jail logs.

Aaron Martinez may be reached at 915-546-6249; [email protected]; @AMartinezEPT on Twitter.

This article originally appeared on El Paso Times: El Paso Police: Man arrested after firing gun in a home during argument

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