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      Deputies investigate overnight shooting in Lake City

      The Florence County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that occurred around midnight on Friday at a nightclub near Lake City.

      A verbal altercation led to a physical altercation and ultimately to the shooting of one person, according to witnesses on scene.

      The victim was shot while in the club and was taken by private vehicle to Lake City Community Hospital for medical attention.

      The victim was then transported to a Florence area hospital for further treatment of gunshot wounds.

      No other information on the condition of the victim is available at this time.

      Witnesses reported multiple gunshots in the club, although no one has come forward to identify a suspect.

      Anyone with knowledge or information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Florence County Sheriff's Office at (843) 665-2121, ext. 340 or Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

      You do not have to reveal your identity to leave information.