Man arrested for presenting firearm outside of Moncks Corner Walmart

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UPDATE:

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WCBD) – The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department arrested Terrence Lenard Middleton (53) on Friday night on charges of pointing and presenting a firearm outside of a Moncks Corner Walmart earlier in the day.

Middleton is being held in Charlotte pending extradition back to Berkeley County.


ORIGINAL:

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (WCBD) – The Moncks Corner Police Department is searching for a man charged with presenting a firearm in the parking lot of a Moncks Corner Walmart.

Officers received a report of a man possibly having a rifle at the Moncks Corner Walmart.

There was a police officer working as security in the store and he, along with Walmart staff, were able to identify the subject in the parking lot with a rifle.

No shots were fired and it was later confirmed that the subject did leave the area.

Witnesses say the man originally came into the store to purchase a hunting/fishing license but, when his credit card was declined, he left disgruntled, went into his vehicle and pulled out a rifle.

He approached the store and made verbal threats but never re-entered the store.

The subject was identified as Terrence Middleton of Charlotte, North Carolina.

An arrest warrant was signed and filed on Middleton for Pointing or Presenting a Firearm.

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