Fairfield officials charge man with attempted murder following shooting incident
The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office announced 42 year-old Robert C. Coffey has been charged with Attempted Murder, Kidnapping, and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime.
FAIRFIELD CO., S.C. (WOLO)— The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office announced 42 year-old Robert C. Coffey has been charged with Attempted Murder, Kidnapping, and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime.
Authorities say Coffey was arrested following an incident on Dec. 3 in Winnsboro when he held a victim against her will, while he was armed with a handgun.
Coffey shot the victim before fleeing from the residence on Rockton Thruway, officials say. He was later located at a residence in Fort Mill and taken into custody after a brief standoff.
The victim was transported to the hospital where she was treated and released, say officials.
Sheriff Montgomery says Coffey is awaiting a bond hearing at the Fairfield County Detention Center.