Sheriff’s Department investigating shooting at nightclub
Darlington County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched the morning of June 5 to Studio 54, a nightclub at the intersection of Timmonsville Hwy. and W. McIver Rd., for a fight with gunshots heard.
An individual with at least one gunshot wound was transported from the scene by personal vehicle prior to deputies’ arrival. The driver of the vehicle stopped at a gas station in Florence County where they were met by EMS and Florence County Sheriff’s Deputies.
The Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division and Drug Enforcement Unit are investigating the incident with the assistance of the Florence County Sheriff’s Office. The condition of the individual is unknown.
According to Sheriff Chavis, De’Antre Lamont Cooks, 20, of Darlington, turned himself in to Investigators. Cooks has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of possession of a weapon during a violent crime and one count of malicious injury to personal property.
Investigators have obtained warrants for Jabrey Deshawn McFarland, 24, of Hartsville, and continued to search for him.
“Based on information received from witnesses and evidence collected we believe these two are responsible for the shooting Tuesday Morning,” stated Sheriff Chavis. “My Investigators are working diligently to locate the second suspect.”
Deputies were able to apprehend the second suspect wanted in connection to the early Tuesday morning shooting that occurred at Studio 54, a nightclub on Timmonsville Hwy.
“Tonight, we received information from the community through Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee about the location of McFarland,” stated Sheriff Tony Chavis. “Patrol Deputies were able to locate McFarland and apprehend him following a short foot chase with no one injured.”
Jabrey Deshawn McFarland, 24, of Hartsville, has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of possession of a weapon during a violent crime and one count of malicious injury to personal property. McFarland is currently being held at the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center.
Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact Darlington County Sheriff’s Investigators at (843) 398-4501 or Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-888-CRIME-SC or visit www.p3tips.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to leave information.