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Investigators release name of woman shot in Lexington Co. bar

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LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department released the name of a woman who was killed in a shooting inside a bar early Saturday and deputies are searching for her killer.

Deputies say it happened at about 4:32 a.m. at the Cockpit Bar and Grill on Berryhill Road near Irmo. Deputies were called to the bar, where they found 22-year-old Shirley McKenzie of Columbia dead on the floor from a gunshot wound. 

The Lexington County Coroner says she died within minutes of being shot in the upper body. Her death was ruled a homicide.

Investigators are looking for the person who fired the fatal shot. Sheriff James Metts says they are actively pursuing leads in the search for the person responsible.

If you have any information that could help lead to an arrest, call Crimestoppers at 1-888-Crime-SC.

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