CAMAS, WASHINGTON — Although this is quite the bizarre encounter, it’s the boyfriend’s reaction which makes it all more strange.
Emily Javier, 30, had reached the point of no return, as concerns her boyfriend, 29-year-old Alex Lovell. After putting up with two years of nuisances, finding Tinder on his phone was the last straw.
Alex Lovell, günde 12 saatten fazla PUBG oynadığı ve sevgilisine ilgi göstermediği için kız arkadaşı tarafından samuray kılıcı ile saldırıya uğradı. Emily Javier, saldırı sonrası cinayete teşebbüsten tuttuklandı ve Clark County hapishanesine gönderildi. pic.twitter.com/DH00Y6FniG
— De Marke Gaming (@demarkegaming) March 16, 2018
TIRED OF THE GAMES
According to Washington Post, after her discovery, Javier went to the mall to purchase a “samurai sword.” The source says she taped it, as well as two smaller knives, to the side of the bed and went about her evening as normal.
When Lovell returned home, on March 2, he reportedly didn’t speak to Javier. Instead, he played video games. Javier told investigators that he simply played “too many video games.” But to find out he was also cheating, no no no.
According to the source, Javier mentioned seeing scratches across his back and another girl’s hair in the shower drain — red hair, while her own hair was dyed green.
STANDING OVER HIM
On March 3, once Lovell was asleep, Javier took her plan into fifth gear. Allegedly, she hid his phone — so he wouldn’t be able to call for help.
The Washington Post notes that the woman stood over her boyfriend’s sleeping body and quietly pulled the weapon from the bedside.
The room was dark; so for assistance, she used her phone to see better — specifically, to aim better. In the dim glow of her phone, Javier allegedly began her assault, according to the source.
Police mention that Lovell woke to his girlfriend attacking him with the sword. However, as Lovell states, his “survival instincts” kicked in upon realizing he was being attacked.
“I was able to ‘Wing Chun’ my way to survival,” Alex Lovell told Oregonian in an interview conducted via Facebook messenger.
Note: If you don’t know, Wing Chun is a particular Chinese martial art technique and fighting style — modernly popularized by movies such as IP Man. Whether Lovell actually practiced Wing Chun wasn’t determined.
Eventually, Lovell was able to grasp Javier in a bear hug; but the look in her eyes frightened him to the point of begging.
“I saw the look in her eyes, and it scared the living poop out of me. I told her I loved her, and she was killing me. She needed to call police, or I was going to die.”
CAN’T MAKE THIS UP
Apparently the plea worked, and Javier broke off the attack.
Frantically, she made the 911 call and told an operator she’d stabbed her boyfriend and thought he was dead.
According to the source, police arrived at the scene and found Lovell curled in the couple’s blood-spattered bedroom. Despite obvious, serious injury, the boyfriend survived the attack.
The source notes that Lovell almost lost his index, middle, and ring fingers. Yet, they were saved due to emergency surgery.
The Washington Post notes that doctors were able to reattach Lovell’s fingers. Yet, he also suffered wounds to his feet, legs, torso, neck, and head. Likewise, his right arm is in a cast.
“Members of the local gaming scene set up a GoFundMe page for his medical bills,” the source reports. “The fund is just $2,000 shy of its $10,000 goal after 10 days.”
Lovell mentioned as follows.
“I was just so proud for beating this samurai wannabe crazy lady with hate in her heart. I’ve been preparing my whole life for something like this.”
The Oregonian reports that Lovell is known as “Biggie” in his local gamer scene. Moreover, he’s an avid player of “PlayerUnknown’s Battleground” — a multiplayer online fighting game.
Lovell told the source that he’s recently logging 12 to 13 hours a day playing the game — confirming what Javier mentioned.
The boyfriend mentioned that his half-day-long regimen required “exercises for his hands, wrists and shoulders and also practicing mouse moves and techniques to maximize performance,” as notes the source.
According to Lovell, he’s an “Ethlete.”
WAS HE CHEATING?
Emily Javier pleaded not guilty this week to first-degree attempted murder, according to the Columbian.
The source mentions that Javier didn’t confront her boyfriend about the Tinder app and cheating accusations. According to her, in the past, he simply denied everything regardless of evidence.
So this time, Javier skipped all of that and went straight to the mall for some cold, sharp steel. “I thought, I was gonna stab him while he was sleeping,” she told authorities.
Interestingly enough, during an interview with Columbian, Lovell denied being unfaithful — similarly as Javier said he’s done in the past.
“I barely had time to hang out with my girlfriend, let alone another girl. I didn’t see it coming, but it makes sense that it happened. She obviously didn’t want anyone else to have me, so — samurai sword.”
Nevertheless, at the moment, Javier remains in custody.
“The feeling I had when I won the fight with my bare hands is just absolutely the best feeling,” Lovell boasted from his hospital stay. “I’ve played all the sports, won big games, landed some decent tricks on my snowboard. This was better.”
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