Pregnant woman and 2 children held at gunpoint

Pregnant woman and 2 children held at gunpoint

LITTLE MOUNTAIN (WACH) - Around 10:00 Saturday night, Richland County Sheriff's Deputies resonded to an aggravated assault call on Wash Lever Road in Little Mountain. Upon arrival, deputies report they saw the suspect, 33 year old Josue Caleb Falu, assault his pregnant girlfriend and force his way into the home. Falu then held his girlfriend, who is 8 months pregnant, and her two children in the home against their will. Falu fired shots in the home but deputies were eventually able to apprehend Falu and no one is injured.

Falu was transported to Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center. He is being charged with 3 counts of kidnapping and 1 count of criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature.