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Fatal shooting near Chapin

July 24, 2016

Update: At least one of the victims of the shooting northwest of Chapin has died. Firefighters and EMS personnel on the scene reported that there were two patients on the scene shortly after they arrived, but the status of the second victim is still unclear. They did report that two were in cardiac arrest and they were working to revive someone early into this incident.

 

According to our sources, this incident happened at the Frayed Knot, a bar and restaurant located at the bridge on Dreher Island Road that crosses Lake Murray and splits Lexington and Newberry counties. The original call was received shortly after midnight and units from both Newberry County and Lexington County Sheriff's Departments responded.

 

The suspect or suspects fled prior to the arrival of law enforcement. We have received unconfirmed reports that deputies from Newberry County got into a chase with the suspect vehicle shortly after the shooting took place.

 

We will continue to update this breaking story as it unfolds.

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