Orangeburg County, SC (WLTX) - Orangeburg County deputiesare searching for a man they say beat his girlfriend and pointed a shotgun at her.

Officers want to find 25-year-old Michael Bryan Gadson.

Back on April 21st, officers say they got an emergency call at a home on Crosby Street. When they got there,they found the female victim with bruises and swelling to her face.

The woman told officersGadson punched her in the face, then pointed the weapon at her and told her to get into the bathtub. Officers say he threatened her life several times.

Investigators add that he was arrested on a charge of criminal domestic violence back on October 31st of last year onaccusations he threw a table at the same woman.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to Crimestoppers of the Midlands. You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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