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Downtown man accused of breaking into home, tasing ex-girlfriend

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JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) -

A 26-year-old downtown man is behind bars accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and tasing her.

The Charleston Police Department charged Christian Williams Robinson with two counts of assault and battery and first-degree burglary.

On Monday around 3:30 a.m., officers responded to an apartment on Camp Road on James Island in reference to a dispute with weapons. 

The male victim told 911 dispatchers that he was armed with a gun and in a verbal altercation with Robinson, who was armed with a taser.

The female victim said that Robinson was her ex-boyfriend. Both of the victims said they were sitting in the bedroom when Robinson began to bang loudly on a window.

A police report states Robinson screamed,"Get out here. I'm going to kill you."

The female victim said Robinson entered the home through an unlocked sliding glass door. Police say Robinson and the woman met in the living room where they began to push each other.

The woman said Robinson then took out a taser and fired it at her left shoulder. The male victim said he got the suspect to leave by hitting Robinson in the back of the head using the butt end of his unloaded rifle.

Both of the victims then fled the area.

Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputies located Robinson at the front of the complex and found a taser in the bushes. Deputies also located Robinson's vehicle where investigators say a black holster for a taser was found.

A witness also spoke with police and said he was awoken by a man yelling, "Get out here I'm going to kill you."

Police say they did not see any visible injuries to the female victim's arm. The woman also refused treatment from EMS.

Robinson was locked up at the Charleston County Detention Center.

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