Overnight club shooting lands two in hospital

Richland Co. (WACH)--An overnight shooting at a nightclub has resulted in two victims in the hospital; and a search for the suspect.

The Richland County Sheriff's Department responded to the shooting around 3:15 a.m. Saturday morning at Crush Gentlemen's Club; located at the 3700 block of River road. Authorities say about 20 to 30 people were involved in a fight inside the club.

Department Spokesman Deputy Curtis Wilson said all of the people involved were kicked out of the club. Wilson said a short time later, one of the suspects returned and fired shots inside, striking two people in the lower body.

The two victims were transported to Palmetto Health Richland Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Investigators say the suspect was described as a black male wearing dark jeans and a gray shirt. Wilson added that the suspect also had a low fade haircut.

Authorities continue to question witnesses and investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.