OCEAN CITY MAN DISCHARGES FIREARM DURING DOMESTIC DISPUTE

On January 7, 2011, at approximately 3 p.m., Ocean City Police responded to #12 120th Street, in reference to a domestic dispute during which the victim advised gunshots were fired.

Police arrived at the scene and located a white male identified as Charles Kenneth Grusholt, 77, of Ocean City.  Police located Grusholt’s wife, who was found unharmed.

During the on-scene investigation, police determined the couple had been involved in a domestic argument. During the argument the victim claimed to have been assaulted by  Grusholt and left the room.  While in a different part of the residence, the victim heard what she described as a gunshot. During the initial response to the scene police recovered a .22 caliber handgun.

The investigation determined Grusholt discharged the weapon inside the residence during the argument.   Police arrested Charles Grusholt and charged him with:

  • 2nd Degree Assault (Domestic)
  • 1st Degree Assault (Domestic)
  • Discharging a firearm within the Corporate Limits of Ocean City

 Grusholt was seen by an Ocean City District Court Commissioner and was released after posting a $15,000 bond.