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Deputies: Man shoots stepbrother at Easley home

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Derrick Goode (Pickens County Detention Center) Derrick Goode (Pickens County Detention Center)
EASLEY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Pickens County deputies said a man shot his stepbrother in Easley on Friday after a verbal dispute.

Deputies said Derrick Goode, 42, pulled out a gun when he was taunted by the victim, who was intoxicated during the incident at a home on 21st Street. They said Goode then shot the victim in the face.

The victim was being treated at Greenville Memorial Hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.

Deputies said the victim initially claimed he accidentally shot himself but changed his story when a witness told officials Goode was the gunman.

Deputies said arrest warrants were issued for attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime charges.

Goode was arrested on Sunday and is being held at the Pickens County Detention Center.

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