Lake City woman shoots victim in chest during fight at nightclub, deputies say

Mildred Monica Montgomery - Florence County Detention Center

COWARD, SC (WBTW) – Florence County deputies arrested a Lake City woman they say was involved in a shooting at a Coward nightclub.

According to a press release, Mildred Monica Montgomery, 27, shot someone in the chest with a pistol Sunday night at a nightclub on Karisma Road near Coward.  The victim and Montgomery had gotten into a verbal and physical fight prior the the shooting, the release stated.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.  The condition of the victim has not been released.

Montgomery is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

She is being held at the Florence County Detention Center and will likely appear before a Florence County Magistrate for a bond hearing Wednesday afternoon.

Deputies say additional charges are possible.




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