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Report: Sumter County family feud began with 2013 fracas

This photo was taken during the Jan. 4 incident. (Source: Sumter County Sheriff's Office) This photo was taken during the Jan. 4 incident. (Source: Sumter County Sheriff's Office)
SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

An incident report finally paints the full picture of what exactly happened to cause a family feud and a dragging incident that lead to four arrested and one placed in the hospital last week.

The story of the Hendersons and the Gaineys begins in September 2013.

According to the incident report provided by the Sumter County Sheriff's Office, Joseph Henderson, Jr. -- one of the four people arrested in connection with the most recent incident -- came to the Gainey household, alongside several others, to discuss a relationship issue.

A scuffle then exploded from the confrontation and ended with Crystal Gainey -- who is charged with attempted murder for last week's confrontation -- pressing aggravated assault charges against Henderson. 

The troubles between the families seemingly remained dormant until Jan. 4, whenanother confrontation between the two groups erupted and ended with Crystal's husband struck by a truck allegedly driven by Henderson. 

As a result of this confrontation, Crystal and Henderson were charged with attempted murder. Henderson's father, Joseph Henderson, Sr., was charged with assault and later bonded out. Crystal's father, Charles Ridgill, also bonded out on assault and weapons charges.

Crystal apologized for the incidents and turned herself in.

"We are deeply sorry to anyone in the community that this has affected," Crystal said. "Our efforts and our goal right now is to find some healing and some peace, because there are truly no winners in this situation and we want our community to stop defending each side and to come together as one."

Henderson, Sr. also apologized.

"I'm sorry,” Henderson said. “To them, right now, I'm sorry. I don't want no more trouble."

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