Game of Russian roulette lands man in jail

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A game of Russian roulette in Crawford County has landed a Pittsburgh man behind bars.

State police report a horrifying situation for a 28 year old Meadville woman who was forced into the potentially deadly game with the suspect.

He is identified as 39 year old Jason Costelnik of Pittsburgh.  He is currently jailed on $50,000 bond.

According to police reports, Costelnik put a partially loaded revolver to his head and pulled the trigger.  Then he did the same to his victim.  The man also attempted to strangle the woman during the incident which happened along Route 98.  

The victim managed to eventually escape the suspect.

Costelnik is facing felony charges of aggravated assault, and misdemeanor charges of strangulation, recklessly endangering another person and two counts of simple assault and a summary charge of harassment.

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