Police said a man pointed a gun at his girlfriend's friend because she made fun of the Valentine's Day gift he bought.
Union police said they were called to a Hamlet Street home after 66-year-old Jack Jennings Jr. became upset because someone said the diamond ring he bought for his girlfriend was something that came out of a "bubble gum machine."
The victim came over to see Jennings' girlfriend's gift and teased her saying she couldn't see the diamond and he "got the ring from a bubble gum machine," according to the police report.
Police said Jennings overheard the conversation, became upset and threatened to shoot her dead, saying "You don't talk about what I buy."
The victim had her granddaughter with her at the friend's house and both told officers the same story, police said. Jennings was arrested and charged with pointing and presenting a firearm at a person.
Copyright 2013 FOX Carolina (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:01 AM EDT2013-05-21 06:01:07 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >
At least 51 have died in a storm the National Weather Service described as large and violent.More >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:39 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:39:04 GMT
A Spartanburg woman says she was the victim of a terrifying attack by three men, just blocks away from an Upstate college. That victim wants to share her story to warn other women about attackers thatMore >
A Spartanburg woman says she was attacked by a group of three men in the city limits early Friday. She believes the attackers are still on the loose and the community is at risk.More >
Monday, May 20 2013 7:15 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:15:16 GMT
Spartanburg Public Safety is investigating a shooting at an apartment complex on Monday.Police said the shooting happened at the Crown Pointe Apartments on Powell Mill Road.Police said officers are notMore >
Spartanburg Public Safety is investigating a shooting at an apartment complex on Monday.More >
Several tornadoes struck parts of the nation's midsection Sunday, concentrating damage in central Oklahoma and Wichita, KS. Two people were killed near Shawnee, OK. More >
Several tornadoes struck parts of the nation's midsection Sunday, concentrating damage in central Oklahoma and Wichita, KS. Two people were killed near Shawnee,OK, and at least 39 people throughout the state were injured. More >