Deputies investigating shooting at Colleton County night club

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Deputies in Colleton County are investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday morning at a night club there.

According to a release from the sheriff's office, officers were dispatched to the Sunset Club on Jefferies Boulevard after several 911 calls were made referencing gun shots in the area.

Shortly after, the Colleton Regional Hospital reported a gun shot victim in their emergency room. The victim had been shot in the left arm and was eventually transferred to a Charleston area hospital for further treatment, said the release.

When deputies questioned the victim, Derrick Corey Eleazer, he said he did not know who shot him and did not give any other details about the incident.

The Colleton County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate the shooting. Investigators have not concluded that the incident was gang-related.

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