Man Accused of Attempted Murder, Kidnapping, Burglary

West Columbia, SC (WLTX) West Columbia police have arrested a man who broke into a woman's home and attempted to sexually assault her and her daughter and then tried to kill her.

Nathaniel "Nate" Antron Hunter, 31 of Columbia has been charged with attempted murder, two counts of kidnapping, burglary 1st degree, criminal sexual conduct with a minor 3rd degree, armed robbery, possession of a firearm by certain persons unflawful and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime according to police.

Charges stem from a home invasion and shooting incident that occurred on April 13, 2014 at the Park Place apartments in West Columbia.

According to police, Hunter entered the apartment through a sliding glass door and attempted to sexually assault the victim and her six-year old daughter. The victim fought her attacker and then he shot her multiple times before fleeing the apartment.

Hunter is currently at the Lexington County Detention center where he is awaiting a bond hearing.


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