Bond set at $80,000 in attempted murder case
Bond was set at $80,000 tonight for Michael Metzler, 29, who is charged with attempted murder at Folly Beach.
He is being held at the Al Cannon Detention Center.
Police said the victim and suspect were fighting over a woman at Snapper Jack’s on Center Street on Dec. 8. The suspect left but came back and attacked the victim in the parking lot, according to the police report.
Several witnesses, including the band playing that night, told police they saw the attack.
The report states the victim “had his hands in the air, backing away from the suspect” before the suspect struck him in the head.
According to the report, the unconscious victim fell to the ground and was motionless. At that time, the suspect struck the victim a second time in the head, police said.