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. …