Columbia Co. deputies: Man, 22, shot at girlfriend

Published On: Dec 10 2012 12:51:14 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 10 2012 03:58:15 PM EST

Columbia County Sheriff's Office booking photo of Therin Dicks


Deputies in Columbia County arrested a man Friday who they said shot at his girlfriend.

Investigators were called to a home on County Road 245 at about 10 p.m. They said 22-year-old Therin Dicks shot at his girlfriend.

Deputies said they found the woman hiding in bushes when they arrived and were able to move her to safety as they searched for Dicks.

Dicks was found in the home and was arrested.

Witnesses at the scene told deputies Dicks fired a handgun at the woman during an argument, according to deputies. Investigators said they were able to recover a small semi-automatic handgun from the home, in addition to marijuana, prescription narcotics and drug paraphernalia.

Deputies determined that Dicks was a convicted felon and barred from possessing firearms.

Dicks was booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility on charges including aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, use of a firearm under the influence of alcohol, and other drug charges. His bail was set at $31,000.

No injuries were reported during the shooting.


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