Police arrest murder suspect in bar shooting

Police have arrested the suspect they think was involved in the fatal shooting at the Exclusive Bar and Grill earlier this month.

Richland County Sheriff's Department brought Evette L. Franklin into custody Thursday night in his hometown of Mullens.

Officials say Franklin opened fire on 26-year-old Thomas L. Golson of Columbia at the bar on Zimalcrest Drive around 9:30 p.m. on May 4, 2010.

Golson tried to flee inside but Franklin followed killing Golson.

Franklin then fled on foot.

Richland County Fugitive Task Force was assisted by the Marion County Sheriff's Department, SLED, Secret Service and U.S. Marshals.

Sheriff Leon Lott says others may be charged in this ongoing investigation.