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Orangeburg man charged with shooting at his home |  Crime and courts


Orangeburg

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A 42-year-old Orangeburg man is charged with shooting into a home and then threatening the resident’s son.

Donivan Jamil Gregg faces the following charges: two counts of attempted murder and one count of first degree assault and battery and possession of a weapon by a person convicted of a violent crime. He was taken into custody on Friday.

Warrants allege Gregg fired shots at a Maxcy Street home on May 8.

A woman and her 11-year-old granddaughter were inside. None of them were physically injured.

He is also accused of driving to the HotSpot gas station, located at 553 John C. Calhoun Drive.

He allegedly approached a man in the store, showed him a handgun and said, “I just shot at your mom’s house and if you go out, I’ll kill you.”

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Orangeburg man charged with shooting at his home |  Crime and courts

The man retired to the bathroom and called 911, the incident report said.

If convicted, Gregg faces up to 30 years in prison.

In an independent report, Avery Montel Ramsey, 29, of Edisto Avenue, has been charged with first-degree domestic violence.

A warrant accuses Ramsey of using his hands to hit a woman in the head and then pulling her by the hair on Thursday.

Ramsey has multiple domestic violence convictions. Before being taken into custody on the latest charge, he was on bail awaiting trial on a first-degree domestic violence charge in 2021.

Ramsey also has a pending probation violation charge.

If Ramsey is convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison.

Orangeburg County

Sheriff’s office

A gunman stole a man’s SUV in Orangeburg at 9 p.m. Tuesday, according to an incident report from the sheriff’s office.

The man was taking a friend down Coleman Avenue when a stranger approached his window, held a gun to his head and ordered him out of the black 2013 Ford Explorer, according to the report.

The man obeyed and the person got into the SUV, fleeing the scene. The man’s phone and $13,000 in cash were in the SUV.


Orangeburg man charged with shooting at his home |  Crime and courts

The man went to a restaurant on Chestnut Street where he asked someone with a phone to call 911.

The value of cash, SUV and phone is $24,450.

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