Courtney Carmel Jenkins

Courtney Carmel Jenkins (Source: Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)

Wellford, SC (FOX Carolina) - On Friday, Wellford Police arrested Courtney Carrmel Jenkins after they say he and another individual discharged a handgun inside an apartment. 

According to the Wellford Police Facebook page, the incident occurred on Friday June 7 at the Monarch Apartments. 

Police say two individuals were playing with a gun when it discharged, sending  a bullet through the apartment wall almost hitting a small child. 

Jenkins was arrested and taken to the Spartanburg County Detention Center, but according to their website has since been released.  

Police said they spoke with the second person involved on Tuesday and decided not to file charges against that person.

Jenkins will be facing additional charges, police said.

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what a fine upstanding citizen .

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