Elmer Oporta-Gonzalez assaults his little brother for arguing with mother

Elmer Oporta-Gonzalez assaults his little brother for arguing with mother

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24-year-old Elmer Oporta-Gonzalez was jailed on February 27th for assaulting his little brother. Officers were dispatched to McClellan Avenue for a juvenile with a knife. When officers arrived, they spoke with a victim who advised that an argument started in his room between him and his mom. While they were arguing, his older brother, Elmer, came into his room, grabbed him by the neck, and started to strike him in the leg. While being assaulted, the victim saw a knife and grabbed it. He stated that he had no intentions of using the knife and that when he picked up the knife, Elmer ran out of the room. The victim didn’t follow Elmer but instead stayed in his room. Officers observed multiple scratch marks on the victim’s neck.

Elmer advised that he heard his little brother arguing with his mother while in another room. So, he went into his brother’s room and tried to subdue him by grabbing his arms. However, being subdued only upset his brother more, prompting him to grab a knife. Officers noted that Elmer later changed his story and admitted to throwing himself at his little brother. When officers asked the mother what happened, she said she didn’t know because she didn’t see the altercation between her sons. Due to the observed injuries and the initial statements, Elmer was determined to be the primary aggressor.

Elmer Oporta-Gonzalez (MNPD)
Elmer Oporta-Gonzalez (MNPD)

Elmer Jose Oporta-Gonzalez was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on February 27th, charged with domestic assault. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $2,000.

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