Richland County deputies are searching for suspects in an overnight shooting at a local night club.

Deputies say they responded to reports of a shooting at Club Vault, located at 3104 Broad River Road, at approximately 5:00 a.m. Monday morning. According to deputies, shots were fired after a fight had erupted outside.

Deputies say the shots struck a female security guard in the lower body and she was able to return fire before the suspects fled. The security guard was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, deputies say.

Deputies say four black male suspects fled the scene in a red or burgundy box-style Chevy Sedan. It is not known if any of the suspects were hit by the security guard's return fire.

If you have any information about this incident, deputies ask you to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:

  • Call 888-CRIME-SC.
  • TEXT “TIPSC” to CRIMES (274637), followed by the tip information.
  • LOG ON to, and click on the red “Submit a Tip” tab.

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