Man Arrested After Holding Wife, Child Hostage in Darlington County Home

A hostage situation in Darlington County last night ended in the apprehension of one man. Darlington County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a call for a possible shooting at a home on Nicholson Road around 9:40 p.m. Upon arrival, they discovered a man holding his wife and child hostage inside the residence. They were released about 45 minutes later without injury. The suspect remained inside the home but was quickly arrested after deputies utilized ‘less lethal force’. The unidentified suspect was hospitalized for minor injuries.