Wednesday, September 28, 2022

2 Dead, 8 Others Injured in Shooting at South Carolina Club / VIDEO

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*Unfortunately, two people are dead and at least eight others injured in a shooting at a  nightclub in Greenville, South Carolina, according to Lt. Jimmy Bolt with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office.

The victims have been identified as Mykala Bell, 23, of Greenville and Clarence Sterling Johnson, 51, of Duncan. Both were taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

According to Lt. Bolt, just before 2 a.m. two deputies were driving on White Horse Rd. and saw a disturbance at Lavish Lounge. After hearing gunshots from inside the club, the deputies called for backup.

Sheriff Hobart Lewis said there was a concert happening inside the club at the time of the shooting.

He said there was a “very, very, very, large crowd” inside the club.

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TSR STAFF: Christina C! @cdelafresh ___ #TSRPrayersUp: Two families are in mourning today following a deadly shooting at a South Carolina nightclub where Gucci Mane’s artist #Foogiano had a concert late Saturday night. ___ One of the victims was believed to be a mother of two and the second victim was reportedly male. At least eight others were injured by the gunfire at Lavish Lounge in Greenville, according to @CNN. ___ Though speculations about what prompted the shooting were not immediately confirmed by law enforcement officials, witnesses alleged the gunfire came from someone in Foogiano’s crew after someone in the crowd allegedly tried to snatch Foogiano’s chain. ___ People on social media started to call out Gucci Mane to hold Foogiano accountable for his alleged role in the shooting. Keep in mind, there are no-click the link in our bio to read more. (?: @gettyimages)

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Sheriff Lewis says no suspects have been arrested, but investigators have some information on a suspect. Lewis said the shooting could be gang-related.

And there’s this interesting fact: night clubs are not allowed to be open under Gov. Henry McMasters’s executive order. The sheriff said they are looking to see if the club had been granted an exception.

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