Close to half-a-million dollar combined bond in Lexington County home invasion, shots fired incident

Morris, Thompson – LCSD photo.

Bond has been set at close to half-a-million dollars, combined, for two men charged with several crimes, in Lexington County, after an alleged Saturday morning home invasion.

A judge has set a $240,000 bond for Quintrell Morris, 18. The Hopkins resident is charged with: three counts of kidnapping, three counts of assault and battery, armed robbery, burglary, criminal conspiracy, pointing and presenting a firearm, possessing a weapon during a violent crime.

A judge has set a $232,000 bond for Brandon Thompson, 30. The Columbia resident is charged with: three counts of kidnapping, three counts of assault and battery, armed robbery, burglary, criminal conspiracy, poss of a weapon during a violent crime, poss of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The men are charged with an alleged home invasion in 300 block of Mapleview Drive that happened at about 6:40 Saturday morning.
According to the sheriff’s department report, three children and an adult were in the house at the time of the home invasion. Multiple residents were assaulted during the incident. None of the injuries are life-threatening.

Shots were fired inside the house during the sheriff’s department response. During a security sweep of the home, deputies heard a commotion upstairs and were confronted by an armed suspect who presented a rifle. A deputy fired multiple shots during that encounter. No one was struck.

SLED is involved in an investigation into the shots fired by the deputy.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Share