LAKE CITY, S.C. (WMBF) – Bond was denied Tuesday morning for the man accused of shooting a Lake City McDonald’s employee.
Damien Muldrow faces charges of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime in connection with this case. Judge Belinda Timmons denied bond based on his criminal record, which she noted included several violent charges, and the fact the victim is still in the hospital.
Muldrow’s fiancé spoke during the bond hearing, requesting bond be reconsidered and he be able to take an anger management program instead.
“I’m going to have him seek anger management, which I was a going to schedule on my own and pay out of pocket for it if you would reconsider the bond," she told the judge.
That request was also denied.
According to Lake City Police Chief Kipp Coker, the shooting happened around 10:10 p.m. Sunday at the McDonald’s on Ron McNair Boulevard.
An incident report stated the victim said he got into an argument with Muldrow after he ordered some food. The report said Muldrow invited him to “step outside.”
Once outside the restaurant Muldrow allegedly got a gun from his vehicle and shot the victim in the leg according to the document.
Coker said the victim was shot in the leg near the front door of the restaurant.
Authorities confirmed the victim was a restaurant employee.
Muldrow will have to go before a circuit court judge to have a bond set.