Victims identified in double homicide at McCary’s Bar, suspect remains at-large

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the second man slain at a club on Bush River Road.

Christopher Lott, Jr. was the second victim to succumb to injuries sustained in a shooting at McCary’s Bar and Grille on August 22.

Coroner Watts said Lott, 35, was transported to Prisma Health Richland and died six hours after the shooting from multiple gunshot wounds.

The other victim, 29-year-old Tolliver E. Wise died at the scene after being shot in the upper body, Watts said.

Richland County Sheriff’s Department investigators and the Richland County Coroner’s Office are still investigating the incident that occurred just after 2 a.m.

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