Wellford man charged for disturbance at QT

Published on Monday, December 26, 2022

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James William Ogle, 56, of Wellford charged

Greer Police Department

James William Ogle, 56, of Wellford charged

Updated Tuesday,  Dec. 27

James William Ogle, 56, of Wellford has been charged with pointing and presenting a firearm at a person, discharging a weapon within city limits, and unlawful carrying of a pistol. 

Monday, Dec. 26

The Greer Police Department responded to a disturbance involving a person who fired a handgun at a convenience store Monday night.

Captain Patrick Fortenberry of the GPD said officers were called to the QuikTrip at 1302 W. Wade Hampton Blvd at 6:40 p.m. Involved parties were located, and the scene secured.

It was determined that a verbal argument occurred over the use of an air pump, and one of the involved parties reached into his vehicle and retrieved a firearm. The subject did then fire the handgun, striking the ground, Fortenberry reported.

There were no injuries as a result of this incident.

The subject who fired the handgun was arrested by officers, and officers were in the process of obtaining warrants, Fortenberry reported.




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