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Deputies: Crime victim held suspect at gunpoint until deputies arrived

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(Source: Kershaw County Detention Center) (Source: Kershaw County Detention Center)
KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

A Kershaw County homeowner is credited with catching a suspect shortly after breaking into his vehicle and then holding him at gunpoint until deputies arrived, according to the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies say it happened Saturday afternoon when a Lugoff homeowner noticed Nicholas Hull-Martinez walking away from the owner's vehicle.

The homeowner was able to catch up to him when Hull-Martinez got hung up on a fence at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School. He held him at gunpoint until deputies arrived.

The suspects remains in jail on a $60,000 bond.

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