Deputy Frank Holder of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Brandon Walter Wells Kellogg, 23, of Nubs Knob Drive in Marion, with misdemeanor going armed into the terror of the public.
Deputies responded to 58 Nubs Knob Drive at 4:40 p.m. Thursday in reference to a domestic dispute.
While en route, they learned that Kellogg, one of the occupants of the residence, had walked into the woods with a gun.
Officers arrived on the scene and attempted to talk Kellogg out of the woods. He fired a shot from the handgun, but no one was injured.
He eventually exited the woods and was detained.
Kellogg is in custody in lieu of a $1,000 bond.