Two people were killed and at least eight left injured after a shooting took place at a nightclub in South Carolina, USA.
The incident took place at 2:30 am early Saturday morning at the Old Skool Sports Bar & Grill.
According to police officials, out of ten people shot, two adult males are dead and the firing took place inside and outside of the club and they are not aware of how many people were involved in the attack. The identity of the victims has not been released.
The Lancaster Police officers also said that the attack took place after the attack, but search operations were being conducted to find the attackers.
The Lancaster County sheriff, Barry Faile said “This was a violent incident of huge magnitude that was witnessed by lots of people”.
The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release “10 people had been shot, two of them fatally, and one person had been treated for injuries sustained in a fall while trying to flee the club. Four victims were airlifted to medical centers and another four were treated for noncritical injuries.”
Spokesman for the sheriff’s office Douglas Barfield Jr. that the shooting had been the result of a local conflict.
He further stated that “We have information that our suspect and one of the victims had a beef that has been going on for some period of time.”
The spokesperson said “We don’t think this was a situation where a random person armed himself and went into a randomly selected location and shot a bunch of unknown people.”