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Deputies: Gaffney officer charged after pointing gun at own family, "acting bizarre"

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Johnny Miller (Source: Union County Sheriff's Office) Johnny Miller (Source: Union County Sheriff's Office)
GAFFNEY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A Gaffney police officer has been arrested after Cherokee County deputies said he pointed a gun at family members.

Deputies said they were dispatched to the officer's home at 11 a.m. on July 18 and spoke with his wife.

The woman told deputies her husband, 53-year-old Johnny Miller, woke up around 9:30 a.m. and said he didn't feel well, according to the sheriff's office. 

It was also reported that Miller was acting bizarre, according to deputies.

Deputies said it was reported that Miller continued acting bizarre for the next hour and a half.

As Miller's wife and a child were leaving the home, Miller pointed a gun at them, deputies said.

While running from the home they heard Miller fire the gun several times inside, deputies said.

Cherokee County deputies arrested Miller and charged him with pointing and presenting a firearm and criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated natures.

His bond is set at $30,000.

Miller has been suspended without pay.

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