• 5 shot at Chesterfield Co. nightclub, police say

    By: Trish Williford

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    CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, S.C. - Chesterfield County investigators are searching for two suspects after five people were shot at a nightclub early Sunday morning.

    Family members said Jefferson Rex Rivers, the owner of The Twisted Rooster, was killed after a fight broke out at his club.

    They said their brother broke up the fight and then threw the people involved out of his club.

    They said the men came back with guns and began shooting.

    Authorities told Eyewitness News the suspects' vehicle was spotted in Anson County off of Highway 109 south of Wadesboro.

    A chase ensued that ended up in Polkton. Two suspects were arrested and two got away.

    Crime scene detectives returned to the scene of the crime located on Center Point Road Sunday morning to collect evidence.

    Sheriff's investigators have not released a description of the suspects who remain on the run.


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