A SWAT team was called in to arrest a Clover man Thursday after his wife told authorities he threatened to kill her and fired gunshots in the air, according to a York County Sheriff’s Office report.
David Allen Wright, 58, is charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and discharging firearms into a dwelling.
Sheriff’s deputies were on the way to the couple’s home Thursday night in response to a domestic dispute call when they got an update that someone was shooting inside the house.
When they arrived, Wright was in a bedroom with the door locked, according to the report.
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“Deputies attempted to call David from the back bedroom several times with no response,” the report states.
A SWAT team was called in and arrested Wright.
Wright’s wife told authorities that he had come home carrying a six-pack of beer and appeared drunk. He drank the six beers then got in his truck to leave, she told them.
When she tried to take the keys from the ignition to prevent Wright from leaving, the report states, he “grabbed her left arm and twisted, causing bruising and scratches.”
Wright’s wife told authorities that he grabbed a handgun, threatened to kill her and shot five times in the air outside the home and once inside. He then told her he was going to sleep and locked himself in the bedroom, the report says.
Wright is in jail at the Moss Justice Center in York.