SPARTANBURG Spartanburg police say U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy was confronted by a woman with a gun at a church parking lot.

Gowdy was able to drive away Sunday night and was not hurt.

Police say Gowdy had been parked in a church parking lot shortly after 8 p.m. when a woman approached his car and pointed a gun at him.

A woman has been arrested. There was no immediate word on the charges she faces. Her name has not been released.

Gowdy represents the 4th District which includes Greenville, Spartanburg, Union and part of Laurens County. The Republican was first elected in 2010.

More details are expected to be released late Monday morning.