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.