COLUMBIA, SC (WLTX) -- A Hopkins man was killed during an argument outside a local club after being shot multiple times. The Richland County Sheriff's Department is currently investigating the shooting after deputies responded to a call around 1:30 AM, Saturday morning.
An argument between two family members turned into a fight inside Tony's Lounge on Congaree Rd. The uncle and neice were told to leave the club, where the argument between the two resumed outside. The woman's uncle, 51 year-old Calvert Myers, then physically assaulted her.
When her boyfriend, Cornelius Green stepped in, he and Myers began to fight. Myers then left and came back with a weapon and shot 37 year-old Green multiple times. Despite trying to defend himself with the help of others against Myers, he died from gunshot wounds.
Myers was taken to the hospital and is charged with murder.