A 23-year-old St. Helena Island man was charged with attempted murder Thursday, accused of forcing his way into a home and firing shots at the resident, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.
A 38-year-old man told deputies Lewis "Dolla" Johnson came to his Seaside Road home just before 11:40 p.m. to talk about an earlier incident, which was not described, a report said. After they argued, the victim went inside his home, the report said.
The victim's 24-year-old girlfriend tried to close the door behind him, but Johnson pushed her aside and forced his way in. He was carrying a silver and black handgun, according to the report. Johnson fired two shots at the victim and ran, the report said.
The victim was not injured.
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Deputies found Lewis soon after at a store on Seaside Road, Lt. Col. Bill Neill said. He also was charged with first-degree burglary and possession of a weapon in the commission of a violent crime, according to court records.
Lewis pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree burglary in 2010, and faces one count of breaking into a motor vehicle, which was filed in 2013.
He remains at the Beaufort County Detention Center, where he was denied bond.