Deputies: Man Shot, Killed Attempting to Mediate Bar Fight
Lexington Co., S.C. (WOLO)– Lexington deputies say a man who was trying to break up a bar fight was shot and killed Sunday. Investigators say 31 year old Brandon Ratliff of Columbia was trying to mediate a dispute at the Cockpit Bar and Grill on Berryhill Road Sunday morning when he was shot in the chest. Deputies say several people ran from the bar fearing for their safety. Investigators are still working to determine who shot Ratliff, and the nature of the dispute he was trying to bring to an end. If you have any information on this incident call the Lexington County Sheriff’s Departmnet or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.