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Firefighters with Guns: Concealed Carry firefighters detain man firing gun

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May 07–Deputies said a drunken man was arrested after firing shots in an Aiken County fire department parking lot Tuesday.

Chad Barker, 31, of Aiken, was charged with two counts of pointing and presenting a firearm.

According to an Aiken County Sheriff's Office news release, Barker drove to the  Fire Department on Camp Rawls Road and discharged a gun in his vehicle. He then pointed the weapon at bystanders in the parking lot.

Firefighters were able to get the weapon from Barker and detain him until police arrived.

Barker was treated for a self-inflicted laceration to the head at an area hospital and then taken to theAiken County Detention Center. No one else was injured.

Barker was “grossly intoxicated,” according to the release.

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