Man charged with attempted murder in connection with shooting at Pee Dee club

Pee Dee Crime

COWARD, SC (WBTW) – A man has been charged in connection with a shooting at a Pee Dee nightclub.

Willie Jarell Blair, 25, of Cades, South Carolina, faces charges of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violence crime, according to Major Mike Nunn, with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office. These charges are in connection with a shooting at the “Down Beat Club” located at 551 Karisma Road in Coward.

Willie Jarell Blair (courtesy: Florence County Detention Center)

“Investigators allege that Blair and the victim were involved in a verbal altercation, after which Blair is alleged to have shot the victim with a handgun,” Major Nunn said.

The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment. Their injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.

Blair remains in the Florence County Detention Center, where he is awaiting a bond hearing.

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