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Newspaper delivery man threatened with a gun

Newspaper delivery man threatened with a gun (MGN Graphic)

A newspaper delivery man says he was threatened with a gun on Berrywood Court on Sunday morning, according to a release from the Horry County Police Department.

When they arrived, officers say two individuals on scene fled into a home. The officers then surrounded the home and called for backup.

According to the release, Horry County Central, North, and South Precinct officers worked to make contact with the suspect, and after some time the suspect exited the home and surrendered. He has been identified as Jose Gregorio Martinez.

When officers got into the home, they found five people, including three children. A handgun and 3 long guns were also taken from the home.

Martinez is charged with Pointing and Presenting Firearms at a Person. He's being held at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center.

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