Man pointed gun at woman’s head, threatened to kill her over child support, police said

Provided Termaine Rivers, 33, of Snowden Road is accused of pointing a gun at a woman's head and threatening to kill her over child support, police said.

A Mount Pleasant man is accused of pointing a gun at the mother of his child and threatening to kill her for asking that he help support their son.

Termaine Rivers, 33, of Snowden Road was charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature in connection with the incident, jail records show.

Charleston police were dispatched to a South Street apartment about 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday.

A woman told police that the father of her 3-year-old son pushed his way into her apartment and threatened her with a revolver.

Rivers yelled at the woman for asking that he pay child support, an incident report states. He pushed the woman on her bed and pulled a black revolver from his waistband, police said.

Rivers placed the revolver to the woman’s forehead, moved it down to her right cheek and into her mouth, the report states. He said he wasn’t going to give the woman any money and threatened to kill her, police said.

Rivers was held at the Charleston County jail Tuesday night, jail records show. He is scheduled to have a bond hearing today.

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