Night club shooting turns fatal in Florence Co.

Lake City, SC - LAKE CITY, SC (WMBF) - An early morning fight at a Lake City night club turned fatal when someone was shot, according to Florence County authorities.

Florence County Deputy Coroner Don Reynolds said 25-year-old Demetrius Keels was taken to Lake City Community Hospital where he died.

Florence County Sheriff's Office spokesman Capt. Michael Nunn said it started when a fight broke out at Cosmo's Club on Highway 341 east of Lake City. Nunn said multiple shots were fired and the victim was hit.

Emergency crews transported the victim to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin. An autopsy will be performed on the body at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Investigators are following leads to identify a suspect or suspects. Anyone with information regarding the shooting is urged to contact Florence County Sheriff's Office at 843-665-2121 or Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 843-667-TIPS.

Copyright 2010 WMBF News. All rights reserved.