Woman Killed Inside Bar; Suspect Wanted

Irmo, SC (WLTX) - Lexington County deputies are searching for the person who shot and killed a woman at an Irmo bar over the weekend.

Around 4:32 Saturday morning, deputies got a call of a shooting at the Cockpit Bar & Grill on Berryhill Road. When investigators arrived, they found the body of 22-year-old Shirley McKenzie lying on the floor inside the bar.

Lexington County Coroner Earl Wells says McKenzie had been shot once in the torso, killing her.

Deputies say they're looking for anyone who has information in this case. People can call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to www.midlandscrimestoppers.com. You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.

This is the second fatal shooting at the Cockpit Bar & Grill this year. Back on February 2nd, a man was shot and killed in the parking lot of the business after an apparent fight.


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