Man shot at Colleton County nightclub

  • Posted: Saturday, May 17, 2014 2:08 p.m., Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014 9:25 p.m.
A man suffered a gunshot wound and was taken by helicopter to the hospital Saturday morning in Colleton County.

A man was shot and seriously wounded at a Colleton County nightclub early Sunday morning.

The shooting occured around 3:30 a.m. at Leons Club at 8150 Round O Road, according to Colleton County Sheriff's Lt. Amye Stivender,

Medical workers found the 32-year-old man sitting inside the building with a large-caliber gunshot wound to the lower back, Colleton County Fire and Rescue Chief Chief Barry McRoy said. The injury appeared to be serious and life-threatening, McRoy said.

The injured man was flown by helicopter to Medical University Hospital.

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