Dwayne Johnson (Image: Richland County Detention Center)
Eastover, SC (WLTX) -- Richland County deputies say a suspect got the tables turned him on him when an intended victim stole his gun.
Just after 11pm Wednesday night, Richland County Deputies responded to an aggravated assault call.
Upon arrival at Sam Grant Road Deputies discovered the victim and a witness, reporting the victim had gotten into a verbal altercation with the suspect, 54 year old Dwayne Johnson, inside a vehicle.
The altercation turned physical, at which point deputies say Johnson drew a gun. The victim reportedly wrestled the gun out of the suspect's hand, and then took the keys from the vehicle to prevent the suspect from chasing him down.
The victim says a witness present requested he return the gun to the suspect. The victim proceeded to unload the magazine from the gun, and gave the gun to the witness.
The suspect then took the gun from the witness, pointed the gun at the victim, and pulled the trigger.
The victim was unharmed.
The Deputies began a search for the suspect, and discovered him a short time later in a wooded area off Poultry Lane.
Johnson has been taken into custody and is currently being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.