Attempted Homicide Arrest

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UPPER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP — A man is arrested for attempted homicide in Northumberland County.

State police said Robert Snyder Jr., 63, physically assaulted a woman at a residence in Upper Augusta Township during a fight and then took out a loaded handgun threatening to kill her and then himself.

The two struggled for the weapon and it discharged before the woman took the gun and ran from the residence.

The victim suffered minor injuries.

Snyder was arrested and put in prison on $300,000 cash bail.

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