Aiken man charged with shooting daughter twice with empty gun

June 21 – An Aiken man was charged with pointing and firing an empty gun at his daughter twice.

Aiken Department of Public Safety officers arrested Robert L. Woolman, 56, on Monday and charged him with two counts of pointing and presenting a firearm and assaulting the second degree.

Pointing and presenting a firearm is a felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine at the discretion of the court.

Second-degree assault is a misdemeanor punishable by up to three years in prison and a fine of up to $2,500.

sergeant. MK Barnwell reported that Woolman’s daughter said she called her father about a missing debit card. Barnwell said the girl said Woolman was frantic and angry with her.

The daughter told Barnwell that she and her husband had gone to her father’s residence on Beaufort Street and Woolman started arguing with her, started banging on the furniture, grabbed her gun and pushed down the stairs. She told Barnwell that Woolman pulled the trigger twice and told her she was lucky there were no bullets in the gun.

Woolman was arrested as he was leaving his residence.

Information on Woolman’s bonds was not available Wednesday morning.

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