Man Dead After Shooting At Club

One person is dead after a shooting. On October 8th, deputies were dispatched to the Escalade Club on Lockemy Highway in Dillon in reference to shots fired. While enroute, they advised there was a confirmed gunshot victim at the hospital emergency room. When law enforcement arrived on scene at the club, here was victim lying on the ground on the Blake Street side of the club, shot multiple times. EMS arrived and rendered aid to the victim. The scene was secured and command staff was notified along with investigations. Detective Cox arrived on scene to process it. Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley identified the deceased as Gregory Covington, a 32-year-old black male. The body will be sent for an autopsy in Charleston to determine the manner and cause of death.