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Colleton deputies search for murder suspect after night club shooting

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WALTERBORO, S.C. (WCIV) -- Colleton County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a murder that happened at a night club on the corner of Proctor and Rivers Street near Walterboro late Thursday night.

According to Sheriff George Malone, deputies responded to the parking lot of the Chase Lounge around 9:50 p.m. for reports of a shooting.

Malone says the victim, 34-year-old Moray Dupree Holmes, had several gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the Colleton Regional Hospital.

Deputies are now looking for the suspect, who they identify as Quoteas Sylvester Nesbitt. Sheriff Malone says Nesbitt has criminal warrants charging him with murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. He also says Nesbitt should be considered armed and dangerous.

Nesbitt is described as a black male, about 5'9" tall weighing 152 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

If anyone knows Nesbitt's location or any additional information in reference to the shooting, please contact the Colleton County Sheriff's Office at (843) 549-1203 or 549-2211.

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