Man accused of shooting at woman in Laurens in custody

Antonio Hunter
Antonio Hunter

Laurens, S.C. (WSPA) – A man accused of firing shots at a woman in Laurens has turned himself in, according to the detention center website.

Antonion Marquiese Hunter is charged with Pointing and presenting firearms, discharging firearm in the city, possession of weapon during a violent crime and domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature.

He was denied bond on Friday.

The shooting happened the morning of Sunday March 12.

Laurens Police say Hunter fled to a nearby apartment building before escaping the area, according to the Laurens Police Department.

Hunter reportedly fired several shots at a woman at a separate location in the city before running into the Garlington St. Apartments on Garlington St. around 7:30 a.m., according to Laurens Police.

Officers then set up a perimeter around the apartment and believed the suspect had barricaded themselves inside the building.

The officers were waiting for just over an hour outside in an attempt to get the suspect to surrender peacefully. They went in to make contact with the Hunter, but he was not found in the apartment building.

The Laurens Police Department reports that this is a domestic issue.

The woman who had shots fired at her was not hurt, according to police.

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