One Dead After Shooting Inside Lexington Bar

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WOLO)- Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the victim of a homicide that occurred at a bar Sunday morning.

According to Coroner Fisher, Rodney T. Leak, 41, of Columbia was pronounced dead at the scene due to a gunshot wound

Investigators say shots were fired inside City Nightz Bar on Old Dunbar Road, shortly after the establishment’s 2 a.m. closing time.

“We don’t know how many men went inside the bar or what they were doing there after closing time,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Based on the evidence we’ve collected, we know gunshots were exchanged and someone who was still inside the bar was shot to death.”

An investigation by the Lexington County Sheriff’s department is ongoing.

No arrests have been made, according to Koon. If anyone has any information on what might have taken place, please call Crimestoppers at 888-CRIME-SC.

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