Arrest After Domestic Shooting
5/25/2012 - Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell announces the arrest of an Orangeburg man following a domestic shooting Friday morning.
Ravenell explains Officers were called to a Penn Road address at 2:17 a.m. Friday after Jermaine Eric Halmon shot at a male and female victim. Halmon asked the female victim to use her vehicle. When she refused, Halmon damaged her television. As the female victim was trying to leave with her children, Halmon refused. The female victim left the residence and returned with the male victim. The male victim requested Halmon release the children. Halmon allowed 2 children to leave and shut the door to the residence but when he reopened the door, he had a shotgun and fired shots at both victims. Officers attempted to get Halmon out of the house by talking on their patrol vehicles loud speaker but Halmon did not exit. The SWAT team was deployed and Halmon came out of the house without further incident."
Bond was denied on two attempted murder charges.