Ad
Ad

South Carolina bar security guard shot and killed after asking customer to leave

South Carolina police are searching for a man they say shot and killed a security guard at a sports bar early Sunday morning after the guard told him to leave the premises.

Police officers were called to the scene at The Coliseum Billiards and Sports Bar in east Greenville at about 1:30 a.m., the Greenville News reported.

The News said the suspect was intoxicated when he arrived at the bar and was never served there, citing police. The security guard, who hasn’t been identified, asked him “several times” to leave.

How do you protect your children from predators? Join Nancy Grace and a team of world-class experts for the online course ‘Justice Nation: Crime Stops Here’.

The man apparently retrieved a gun from his vehicle when he left. Surveillance footage shows him reenter the bar through a rear entrance and fire multiple shots into the victim, police said. He fled in an SUV.

The victim was taken to a hospital where he died.

Greenville police asked anyone with any information to call Crime Stoppers at 864-23-CRIME.

For the latest true crime and justice news, subscribe to the ‘Crime Stories with Nancy Grace’ podcast:

Join Nancy Grace for her new online video series designed to help you protect what you love most – your children.

[Featured image: The Coliseum in Greenville/Google Maps]