Bond denied for man police say shot and tried to rape woman and her daughter

31-year old Nathaniel Hunter

WEST COLUMBIA (WACH) - Bond has been denied for a 31 year-old man investigators say is responsible for a home invasion that happened Sunday at Park Place Apartments in West Columbia.

The West Columbia Police Department arrested Nathaniel Hunter Thursday and charged him with attempted murder, two counts of kidnapping, 1st degree burglary, 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor, armed robbery, possession of a firearm by certain persons unlawful, and possession of a firearm during the Commission of a violent crime.

Police say Hunter entered a woman's apartment through a sliding glass door and tried to rape her and her 6-year old daughter. They say after the woman tried to fight Hunter off, he shot her several times.

Hunter will remain in the Lexington County Detention Center.

The victim is still recovering from her injuries.