FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — One person was killed Saturday morning in a shooting at a Florence County nightclub, according to the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.
Javon Smith, 45, of Darlington, was arrested and charged with murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
The person who was shot was taken to a hospital but died, according to deputies. The name of the person killed has not been released.
The shooting happened at Lava Lounge, a nightclub on West Sumter Street, deputies said. Investigators said the shooting happened during an altercation at the club.
Smith is held in the Florence County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing, deputies said.
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