One person dead, two injured at Walterboro nightclub

WALTERBORO, S.C. (WCBD)- Emergency crews arrived at Club Classic on Robertson Boulevard in Walterboro shortly after 1:30 AM in response to a shooting.

Three adult males were shot, one was killed.

According to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, one person was pronounced died in route to  Colleton County Medical Center.

Deputies say another person was airlifted to MUSC with life threatening injuries.

According to Colleton County Fire and Rescue, the third victim was shot in the leg and the injuries do not seem to be life-threatening. The shooting is under investigation by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and there is currently no suspect in custody.

At 1:32 am, Fire-Rescue was notified of a person shot at the location. Law Enforcement Officers from the Sheriff’s Office and Walterboro Police Dept. were already on the scene.

One subject had been taken to Colleton Medical Center by private car.

Officials say a medical helicopter was placed on standby but could not fly due to heavy fog.

According to authorities, medics arrived to find a 26 year old male in critical condition. The man had been shot twice in the chest and was barely breathing.

A Nursing Assistant was controlling his bleeding and provided first aid prior to the arrival of responders. Firefighter-Paramedics then  transported him to Colleton Medical Center. While enroute to CMC, the man went into cardiac arrest and did not survive his injuries.

One of the other patients was in critical condition. The third man received non-life threatening injuries to his legs. Both men were later transferred by private ambulance to Trauma Centers in the Charleston area.

Sheriff’s Deputies were on the scene for several hours investigating the shooting.

 

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