ANDERSON COUNTY, S..C. (WSPA) – A man has been arrested after a domestic dispute reportedly turned violent in Anderson.
According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, deputies and detectives were called to a scene along Ivy Circle in reference to shots being fired.
Upon arrival, the sheriff’s office found a man with gunshot wounds to the pelvic region. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Anderson County Coroner’s Office identified the man as 29-year-old John Chadwick Stevens. His death has been ruled a homicide.
Detectives learned Stevens showed up at the residence on Ivy Circle as an argument was taking place between a woman and the homeowner later identified as 34-year-old Adam Hanna.
Hanna and the woman were going through a custody exchange regarding their twin children according to the sheriff’s office.
Authorities said a fight unfolded between Hanna and Stevens when Hanna pulled out a gun and fatally shot Stevens.
After collecting statements and evidence on the scene, deputies arrested Hanna and charged him with murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature.
Hanna is currently in custody at the Anderson County Detention Center where he was denied bond.