1 succumbs to injuries, 4 shot at Marlboro County nightclub Sunday, Sheriff says

Several suspects IDed
Published: Jul. 24, 2022 at 9:42 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 25, 2022 at 4:56 PM EDT
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MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - Multiple people were shot early Sunday morning at a Pee Dee nightclub, according to officials.

The Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to the club, The Spot located on Highway 15-141 East in the Bennettsville area, around 2:35 a.m. after reports of the incident.

Upon arrival, deputies and investigators learned four victims sustained injuries from gunshots. All four were taken to surrounding hospitals by civilians.

The Sheriff’s Office was later informed by medical staff that Lancetausha Pouncy, 28, of Bennettsville, later died as a result of the shooting incident.

The other victims are listed in serious condition.

Investigators identified several suspects and are actively looking for them at this time.

Arrests are expected in the coming days

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is also assisting in the investigation.

The Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public that they can contact the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office at 843-479-5605 at any time with any information pertaining to any type of criminal activity.

The public can also contact Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372) or download the “P3 Tips” app on your Apple or Android device.

You can also provide information anonymously through Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee by submitting a web tip at www.peedeeswanted.com.

You do not have to reveal your identity to leave information and your tip could earn you a cash reward of up to $1,000.00 from Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of person(s) involved in a crime.

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