Two people are dead and several more were injured after a shooting at a crowded night club in Lancaster, South Carolina, early Saturday morning, Sept. 21.
The shooting occurred at the Ole Skool sports bar just outside the city of Lancaster around 2:45 a.m. ET, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office said.
Investigators believe the shooting was caused by a long-standing disagreement between individuals.
The two individuals who died have been identified as 39-year-old Henry Lee Colvin, from Rock Hill, South Carolina, and 38-year-old Aaron Harris from Kershaw, South Carolina.
Four of the injured were airlifted to medical facilities for treatment, while the other four victims are being treated for “noncritical injuries” at a hospital.
An 11th person was injured by falling at the bar, and that person was treated and released from a local medical facility.
The victims’ identities have not yet been released.
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At a press conference on Saturday, Sheriff Barry Faile said that authorities believe the shooter may have had an intended victim.
“We have heard there’d been an ongoing beef between one of the victims and the person of interest, or the suspect, that’s been going on for a couple of months now,” Faile said.
“I know one of the questions may be, ‘Is this a mass shooting?’ And I’ll just say up front, that I don’t think all of these people were intended victims,” Faile continued. “I think most of them were at the wrong place at the wrong time. I believe it was one person targeting another and unfortunately we had 10 victims that were shot.”
Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact the office at 803-283-3388 or submit a tip to Midlands Crime Stoppers.
Posted by Lancaster County Sheriff's Office SC on Saturday, September 21, 2019