Police searching for suspect after 5 hurt in shooting at Rock Hill club

Police searching for suspect after 5 hurt in shooting at Rock Hill club
(Rock Hill Police)

ROCK HILL, S.C. — Police are searching for a suspect after five people were hurt in a shooting at a club in York County early Saturday morning.

The shooting happened just before 12:30 a.m. at Jameson’s Lounge along North Anderson Road in Rock Hill.

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Police responded to the club after a nearby on-duty officer heard several shots fired. As officers arrived, multiple cars were seen leaving the parking lot.

Officers said they found one gunshot victim inside Jameson’s and were told other victims were taken to area hospitals in separate cars for treatment.

Police learned four men -- ages 35, 34, 29, and 23 -- and one 25-year-old woman were injured in the shooting, but they are all expected to be OK. One of the men was taken to CMC while the other victims were taken to Piedmont Medical Center.

Detectives continued to investigate the scene and found that around 30 rounds were fired during the shooting.

Throughout the investigation, officers identified 23-year-old Sameal Johnson as the suspect. Police said five warrants for attempted murder and one warrant for possession of a weapon during a violent crime were issued for Johnson.

Authorities said Johnson should be considered armed and dangerous.

This is an ongoing investigation. Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.

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