Nine injured at a South Carolina club in the state’s second mass shooting in two days

Nine people were injured in a shooting at a South Carolina club on Easter morning, according to reports.

State officials said The Associated Press that he was investigating the incident and that so far no one had been killed, although he did not provide information on the seriousness of the injuries.

The State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) said it had been asked by the Hampton County Sheriff’s Office, about 80 miles west of Charleston, the state’s largest city, to investigate. .

According to the local TV station. OMCC, The shooting occurred at a club on Ashley Circle Road early Sunday morning, where at least one bar was advertising an Easter party on Saturday night.

It comes just a day after 14 people were injured in a mass shooting at a shopping mall in Columbia, South Carolina, with nine shot and five more injured in panic as shoppers fled the violence.

Columbia Police Chief William Holbrook said authorities believed the shooting was “not a random act of violence” but was caused by “some kind of conflict” between armed people who knew each other.

“We don’t think this was random,” Mr. Holbrook said. “We believe they knew each other and something led to the shooting.”

Police arrested Jewayne M Price, 22, on charges of unlawful possession of a handgun, with the possibility of more charges.

This story is breaking and will be updated.

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