Coroner identifies 2 killed after shooting near nightclub in Marlboro County

Pee Dee Crime

MCCOLL, S.C. (WBTW) — Two people are dead and three others remain in critical condition after a shooting early Sunday morning near a nightclub in Marlboro County.

It happened about 1:55 a.m. in a parking lot across the street from Club Amnesia in McColl, according to Lt. Trevor Murphy of the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office. The club is in the 4100 block of Highway 15 next to the North Carolina border.

“We heard all the gunshots and saw the law coming this way,” Sh’Ronald Lewis said. “I was like, that’s down there by my house.”

Lewis was headed home from the store when she heard the shots. She lives just down the street from the club and drove through the scene on her way home.

“I spotted the boy laying there in the middle of the road,” Lewis said. “They were holding him, shaking him.”

Lewis stopped to let ambulances by and watched as first responders aided the victims. She said she was aware of minor incidents at the club before, but not like this.

The deceased victims were identified as Bria Byrd, 23, and Ronnie Oxendine, 31, both of Richmond Co. Both deaths were identified as homicides.

“Seeing that last night, I feel like there shouldn’t even be a club anymore,” Lewis said.

Multiple law-enforcement personnel remained at the scene early Sunday, but no arrests have been made. No other details were immediately available from authorities.

Count on News13 for updates to this developing story.


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