Man Arrested After Firing Handgun


On June 14, 2015 the Milford Police Criminal Division arrested and charged a 47yo Greenwood man stemming from a domestic dispute that occurred at a residence located in the 100 block of NW Front St. Robert G. Cook was charged with Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (3 counts), Aggravated Menacing (2 counts), Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony and Felony Endangering the Welfare of a Child (2 counts). Milford Police Patrol Division initially received a report of a verbal domestic dispute at the residence. While en route to the residence another report had been received stating that a gunshot was heard inside the residence. Milford Police arrived at the residence and took Cook into custody without incident. According to police, detectives later discovered that Cook had been involved in a verbal altercation with other individuals at the residence that he had been visiting. During the dispute, Cook obtained a handgun and pointed the handgun at individuals inside the residence. As other individuals attempted to subdue Cook and remove the handgun from his possession, Cook fired a round from the handgun barely missing the individuals. They then attempted to hold Cook down until the Milford Police arrived. There were two children present during the incident, ages 3 and 7 months. Cook was arraigned and committed to SCI in default of $32,500.00 cash bond.