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ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -
Police in Anderson have arrested one and are currently looking for two suspects in a fatal shooting outside of a local skating rink.
Police said 17-year-old Shawn Johnson and 23-year-old Roger Rowland are at large. Both are wanted on several charges, including murder.
Police arrested 19-year-old Christian Lopez Wednesday evening in connection with the murder of 24-year-old Chunsey Cunningham. Lopez has been charged with murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, conspiracy to commit murder and three counts of attempted murder.
Lt. Tony Tilley with Anderson police said the three suspects were the men seen in the skating rink's surveillance video.
Police said both suspects should be considered armed and dangerous. If you have any information, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.
Officials said they were first called about disturbance at 1:15 a.m. Sunday outside of Skateland USA on Highway 29 Bypass North.
Police said the caller who phoned in the disturbance reported hearing at least eight gunshots and then officers arrived on the scene. They met up with two men who said their friend had been shot.
Deputy Coroner Charlie Boseman identified the victim Chunsey Cunningham, of Greenville.
Tilley said the victim was among four people who were in a car that crashed, possibly while trying to flee the shooter. He said a woman was also injured and taken to a hospital for treatment. Her identity has not been released.
Employees of Skateland USA said they are shocked by the crime and said their business has always been a safe place. The shooting happened well after the business had closed for the night and didn't involve any of the employees or customers of the attraction.
"It was very sad. It was heartbreaking," said employee Shay Ridgeway. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. We hope they can get through this difficult time."
The video shows two cars pull into the Skateland USA parking lot, then three men walk to where the cars are parked. Shortly after, one man appears to fire several shots into the victim's car as it tries to back away. The car then crashes into a telephone pole, knocking out the light.
The video shows several witnesses leave the scene, including one woman police said they believe may have been injured in the accident.
As of Monday morning, Tilley said they were still trying to find 19-year-old Michaela Christensen. They said they believe she witnessed and may have been injured in the shooting, and they want to talk to her.
Cunningham's mother also asked that anyone with any information come forward.
"I know the fear of coming forth in this situation, but I just ask that if you know anything about what happened or have some information that you would just come acknowledge what has taken place," Roxie Cunningham said.
She went on to say the news of her son's death shook her family because he was a "very deep and sincere part of the family."
"He is going to be missed a whole lot, a whole lot," she said. "He really is."
Lopez was denied bond following his arrest, according to Tilley.
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