Elderly Man Arrested

68 year old Guy Jimmy Shook of Seneca arrested on attempted murder
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By 106.3 WORD

An elderly man from Seneca arrested on a charge of attempted murder...

Oconee County Sheriff Office Deputies were called to an address on Owens Road Tuesday afternoon after reports of shots being fired. 

Once on scene, Investigators learned an argument turned physical between 68 year old Guy Jimmy Shook and a female, who lives at the residence. 

68 year old Guy Jimmy Shook of Seneca arrested on attempted murder
Guy Jimmy Shook mug shot above

After the female cried out for help, Shook was confronted by another resident of the home, a male, and made threats to kill him. 

Investigators say Shook then retrieved a handgun from inside the home and fired shots at the man once back outside.

After evidence was gathered from the scene, Shook was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center shortly after 2:00pm Tuesday. 

In addition to attempted murder, Shook is also charged with Assault and Battery and Possession of a weapon during a violent crime. 

A bond hearing is pending.  


Official press release from the OCSO below:

(Walhalla, SC)---The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Seneca man yesterday on multiple charges, including a charge of Attempted Murder.

68 year old Guy Jimmy Shook of Owens Road was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 2:10pm Tuesday. 

hook has also been charged by the Sheriff’s Office with one count each of Assault and Battery – 3rd Degree and Possession of a Weapon during Commission of a Violent Crime.

A deputy from the Uniform Patrol Division responded early yesterday afternoon to an address in the 1800 block of Owens Road, on the Utica Mill Hill, in regards to reports of shots being fired. 

As the investigation began, the deputy learned of an argument that became physical between Shook and another individual, a female, who resides at the same address. 

After yelling for help, Shook was confronted by another individual, a man, who also resides at the same address. 

According to deputies, Shook made threats to kill that person, upon which Shook went inside the residence, came back outside and discharged a handgun at the man.   

Deputies gathered evidence from the scene and then arrested Shook and transported him to the Oconee County Detention Center. 

At this time, Shook remains in custody at the Detention Center pending a bond hearing.





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