Man arrested for attempted murder after altercation with male, female victims
COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) – One man is behind bars after he assaulted two people and fired a gun at them, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.
The incident happened Wednesday night around 6:30 p.m. at the 2200 block of Faraway Drive.
According to Lt. Curtis Wilson, Calvin Eugene Brown struck a female victim. The victim’s brother confronted Brown about the incident and Brown then hit him.
Brown pointed a gun at the male victim, but the gun jammed when trying to shoot. Brown then hit the brother, who fell down and in that time, Brown pointed the gun again at the brother, but once it again it jammed.
Brown then walked away and as he did, he shot the gun and this time it did fire.
Brown was found a short time later and was arrested. He’ll be charged with attempted murder and two-counts of first-degree assault and battery.