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Man accused of threatening woman with gun

Bail is $54,637 for a Johnson Lane man arrested early Tuesday on allegations he pointed a gun at his wife, pulled the trigger, and yelled "bam!" when the weapon did not go off.

Scott Simpson, 43, was jailed on allegations of assault with a deadly weapon, domestic battery, possession of a weapon while intoxicated and driving under the influence.

He is to appear Wednesday in East Fork Justice Court.

According to reports, Simpson arrived home from work early Tuesday, grabbed his wife by the throat and punched her in the head. The victim said she got away, and called 911. …

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The Record Courier Updated Feb 12, 2013 05:52PM Published Feb 12, 2013 05:48PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.