One man in custody, another wanted in deadly Timmonsville nightclub shooting

Timmonsville, S.C. (WBTW)- One person was killed in a nightclub shooting Friday night, according to the coroner.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken says it happened at BJ’s Lounge on Brockington Street in Timmonsville.

The coroner identified the victim as 41-year-old Richard Junior Ennis of Timmonsville.

The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting. So far, investigators have issued arrest warrants for John Wesley Hicks, Jr. and Roderick Commander of 115 Timmons Street, Lynchburg.

Commander has been taken into custody, but Hicks is still on the loose. Hicks is described as a black male, age 24, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing approximately 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Hicks should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone with knowledge or information regarding Hicks’ whereabouts is asked to contact FCSO Investigators at (843) 665-2121, ext. 373 or Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-888-CRIME-SC.