A Monday evening incident of criminal domestic violence ended with the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a 2012 shooting on Hackett Avenue.
Rodrigo Pineda, 30, of 136 Young St., was arrested and charged with criminal domestic violence, attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime.
According to reports from the Greenwood Police Department and the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office, GCSO deputies were dispatched to Pineda’s Young Street residence after receiving a call about a domestic dispute. While en route, deputies were advised that one of the subjects, identified as Pineda, had active arrest warrants for attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime in connection with a 2012 shooting. Deputies arrived and found several small children and a woman at the residence who were hesitant to exit the residence. Deputies were eventually able to coax the woman and children outside.
According to the reports, deputies located Pineda inside the residence. Pineda gave deputies a false name and date of birth. The woman also attempted to give a false name for Pineda when questioned. Once deputies told her they were aware of the active arrest warrants, the woman gave deputies the correct name and date of birth for Pineda. There was frozen food scattered about the kitchen. The woman told deputies that Pineda had become angry about food and threw the frozen items in a fit of rage. A criminal history revealed two previous CDV convictions for Pineda.
Investigators Pineda was involved in a Sep. 2012 shooting that left one man injured. Investigators say Pineda and the victim were arguing at a residence on Hackett Avenue. Pineda left the residence, investigators say, and later returned, firing three shots at the victim and hitting him twice.
Pineda is currently being held at the Greenwood County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.