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North Augusta man set shed on fire to ‘prove a point’

Sep. 5—A North Augusta man is facing several arson charges after setting a shed on fire “to prove a point,” according to law enforcement.


Grady Leon Walden, 82, was arrested Sept. 3 and charged with second-degree arson, third-degree arson and pointing and presenting a weapon, according to jail records.


A man told deputies who responded Sept. 3 to a Diamond Park Road residence that Walden pointed a handgun at him, according to an incident report from the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office. He said he was able to take the gun from Walden.