Police: Titusville Man Threatens to Shoot Man in Oil City

| August 15, 2019


OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Charges have been filed against a Titusville man who allegedly threatened to shoot another man following an altercation at a residence in Oil City.

According to court documents, the Oil City Police Department filed criminal charges against 23-year-old Kyle Evan Dobrowolski.

The charges stem from an altercation at a residence on Manning Street in Oil City on Friday, August 9.

According to a criminal complaint, a known victim reported that around 2:45 p.m. August 9, Dobrowolski refused to leave the residence, which led to a verbal and physical altercation.

The complaint notes the victim reported that he and Dobrowolski both shoved each other during the altercation, and Dobrowolski then grabbed a kitchen knife.

Following the altercation, Dobrowolski allegedly told the victim he would “come back and shoot him.” The victim reported that he was in fear of serious injury or death due to Dobrowolski’s statement and demeanor.

The complaint notes that the victim also reported Dobrowolski was high on methamphetamine at the time of the incident.

Patrolman McDevitt, of the Oil City Police Department, made contact with Dobrowolski.

According to the complaint, Dobrowolski allegedly admitted to having the knife following the altercation and also admitted to stating he was going to shoot the victim. Dobrowolski said his statement was due to a “moment of anger.”

The following charges were filed through Magisterial District Judge Andrew F. Fish on Tuesday, August 13:

– Terroristic Threats With Intent To Terrorize Another, Misdemeanor 1
– Harassment – Communicate Lewd, Threatening, Etc. Language, Misdemeanor 3

A preliminary hearing is set for 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18, in Venango County Central Court with Judge Fish presiding.

A certified summons was issued to Dobrowolski on August 13.


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