Man arrested after barricade situation in Newberry
NEWBERRY, S.C. (WOLO)- The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a man after he barricaded himself inside a home with a gun on Sunday.
Authorities say Dean Daugherty, 46, faces multiple charges which include attempted murder, discharging a firearm and domestic violence.
The incident happened on Golf View Road in Newberry on Sunday around 7:30 p.m.
According to investigators, a family member called 911 to report he was worried about his step-father would hurt his mother, after Daugherty shot a gun in the yard.
Officials say he fired the gun again when deputies arrived, and went back inside with a female hostage.
No one was injured during this incident. The standoff lasted for over three hours.
The State Law Enforcement Division responded to the scene as well.