By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Pittsburgh man is accused of dousing a woman and his son with lighter fluid.READ MORE: Panel Gives The Go Ahead To Demolish Building That Housed Wright Brothers' First Bike Shop
According to the criminal complaint, a woman who was wet “head to toe” told police that Jorden Dotson poured lighter fluid on her and his 10-year-old son. As he was leaving the home on Bergman Street, police say he threatened to shoot up the house with several children inside.
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Police say the woman told them that the incident started because she didn’t want Dotson to take Xanax.
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Dotson is facing a slew of charges, including multiple counts of simple assault, endangering the welfare of children and terroristic threats.