1 arrested after bouncer shot at Greenville Co. night club

Ortagus Demetrice Bennett

GREENVILLE CO, SC (WSPA) — A man is charged with attempted murder and other crimes in a shooting at a Greenville County nightclub. 

Deputies responded to a shooting at Club Luna on White Horse Road around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says the victim is a bouncer at the nightclub and was shot at least once while making the suspect leave the club.

Deputies say they arrived on scene and began to give medical treatment before EMS arrived on scene.

The suspect has been identified as 36-year-old Ortagus Demetrice Bennett.

Bennett has been charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

He is being held at the Greenville County Detention Center without bond, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies say Bennett was taken into custody by armed security at the nightclub.

The victim is expected to survive. Deputies say their injuries are not life threatening.

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