Socastee man facing charges following standoff

Socastee, SC - SOCASTEE, SC (WMBF) – A man is in jail following an early morning standoff in Socastee.

Horry County Police say they responded to a 911 call about a domestic assault in the Peachtree Community off of Highway 544 around 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning. When officers arrived, they say 45-year-old Charles Dwayne would not come to the door or answer the phone.

After several hours Phillips surrendered. No one was hurt and police say the investigation is ongoing.

Phillips is currently being held at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center. He is facing charges of pointing and presenting a firearm.

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