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Aiken man accused of shooting at stepson

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 8:57 AM
Last updated 7:05 PM
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A 49-year-old Aiken man accused of shooting at his stepson Monday night has been booked into the Aiken County Detention Center.

Alphonzo Holmes  SPECIAL
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Alphonzo Holmes

Aiken County sheriff’s Capt. Troy Elwell said deputies were called to a home in the 300 block of Jehossee Drive, Aiken, around 8:20 p.m. They found Alfonzo Alvin Andrews, 29, at the home defending his mother over an earlier domestic dispute with his stepfather, Alphonzo Holmes, when a shooting occurred.

The earlier dispute between the couple had resulted in Andrews’ mother being taken to the hospital for a heart attack.

Elwell said Holmes pulled a .22-caliber pistol during the dispute with Andrews and fired three shots, grazing Andrews in the torso and twice in the chest.

Andrews charged Holmes and retrieved the gun before physically defending himself.

Both were treated for injuries from the incident.

Andrews’ mother, who had returned from the hospital, was also checked by emergency responders for chest pains.

Holmes faces charges of attempted murder, possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

His stepson will not be charged, police said.

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soapy_725
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soapy_725 10/30/12 - 09:20 am
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You should see the other guy.......
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Just another day, just another day, just another day.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 10/30/12 - 09:25 am
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Looks like the stepson dotted

Looks like the stepson dotted his eye pretty good. He is lucky that he didn't get worse after shooting at the stepson.

PhiloPublius
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PhiloPublius 10/30/12 - 09:41 am
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I don't believe it

You mean to tell me that crime happens in houses where the biological father is not living at home with them? What are the odds of that?!

Ruckus
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Ruckus 10/30/12 - 10:07 am
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Drama

Dont you love it.....

KSL
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KSL 10/30/12 - 10:19 am
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Interesting that the stepson

Interesting that the stepson has the same first name as the stepfather.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 10/30/12 - 12:28 pm
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Same name, yet spelled
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Same name, yet spelled differently. Weird, but interesting.

rebellious
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rebellious 10/30/12 - 02:50 pm
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Nuther Day

That cracked me up, "dotted his eye".

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Tullie 10/30/12 - 04:36 pm
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:O)

Dotted his eye? Look like someone was trying to shift the left side of his face to the right. Looks like that might hurt a tad, I hope so.

Wonder if his wife did that or the stepson? What a bum, putting a son in a position of needing to physically protect his mother.

Sickening, just sickening.

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