Three charged after alleged hunt club assault
by Robert Joseph Baker | May 23, 2016 4:35 pm
Last Updated: May 24, 2016 at 5:13 pm
Three local men are being charged with second-degree assault after an incident at a local hunting lodge that involved the alleged beating of an 18-year-old Manning man.
The victim told deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office about 3 p.m. May 10 that he was attacked by seven people in the late hours of May 7 after he was asked to leave a party at a hunting lodge on North Brewington Road in Manning. The victim said he got medical care at Urgent Care between the incident and the time of his report.
Reported injuries included a concussion, broken nasal bone, a black eye and numerous bruises, along with a swollen, almost completely shut eye.
The victim said he was asked to leave the party about 11:50 p.m. May 7, and that while leaving he was “trying to make peace with the suspects,” reports state.
Clarendon County Sheriff Randy Garrett said Nick Gibbons, 21; John Mishoe, 21; and Burke Mishoe, 18, are charged with second-degree assault, a charge that carries up to three years in prison, if the suspects are convicted.
Garrett said they are currently at the Clarendon County Detention Center awaiting bond hearings.
“We are now getting more information on this incident than was coming forward before,” Garrett said. “So, the investigation continues. These are the three arrests we are making at this time. I can’t say there will or won’t be more. As any information comes in, we have to follow it.”
Garrett said the charges are “serious.”
“None of them have any records, so that’s a plus in their favor, but it doesn’t make sense for three or more people to jump on somebody,” Garrett said. “We can’t condone that, and we won’t condone that.”