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Man beats pregnant girlfriend with steak before shooting at her and a child

By Mason White 4:55 AM January 1, 2015
Jeremiah Genesis Taylor 

By: Feng Qian
A young man was arrested after beating his girlfriend with a steak before shooting at her.

The 25-year-old man of Millington, Tennessee, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and reckless endangerment after fighting with his pregnant girlfriend.

Jeremiah Genesis Taylor was arrested by a SWAT team after a domestic dispute with his pregnant girlfriend turned violent.

The incident took place in the 6800 block of Chandeleur.

Millington Police said that Taylor beat his girlfriend in the face and chest with the steak after they had an argument. According to an affidavit, he told his girlfriend:, “If you call police, tell them to bring an ambulance.”

When the woman, who is three months pregnant, ran to her car with her child, Taylor allegedly fired a shot at the car. The bullet hit the bumper of the car.

When police arrived, they set up a perimeter around the house, but Taylor refused to come outside. The Shelby County SWAT team was called and they were able to take Taylor into custody.

He was arrested, and is being held on $7,500 bond.