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Deputies: Man Arrested After Domestic Assault Ends In Shooting

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Brian Mark Shelton was arrested after an alleged assault ended in a shooting in Spartanburg County. Brian Mark Shelton was arrested after an alleged assault ended in a shooting in Spartanburg County.
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A man was arrested after an alleged assault ended in a shooting in Spartanburg County.

Lieutenant Tony Ivey of the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office said that deputies responded to a residence on Monks Grove Church Road just after 7 p.m. Friday night after receiving a call about a domestic violence disturbance. According to an incident report obtained from he sheriff's office, when deputies arrived on scene they found 50-year-old Brian Mark Shelton, of Spartanburg, standing in the driveway with an injury to his back.

During the course of the incident, the report states that deputies learned that Shelton had become involved in a altercation with his wife. The altercation escalated when Shelton allegedly assaulted one of his young sons. Ivey said that during the course of the altercation with his son, Shelton's wife shot him once in the back with a small caliber pistol in an attempt to protect her son.

Shelton was transported to Spartanburg Regional Hospital for treatment to his non-life threatening injury. He was later charged with criminal domestic violence and is currently being held at the Spartanburg County Detention Center on $75,000 bond.  

His wife and son were not charged in connection with the incident and his son did not sustain any serious injuries. 

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