Arrest made in Symposium Ultra night club shooting in Greenville

Brandon Dodd (Greenville Co. Detention Center)

GREENVILLE Co., SC (WSPA) – One man is behind bars after an argument took a violent turn at a Greenville night club.

Witnesses told deputies that a man opened fire during an argument at Symposium Ultra Lounge.

Deputies responded to a shooting at the Augusta Road club around 3:15 a.m. Wednesday.

The victim was shot at least once before private security guards returned fire on the accused shooter, deputies say.

The suspect was identified as 30-year-old Brandon Jamaine Dodd.

Greenville County Sheriff Will Lewis said security guards shot Dodd at least once.

Dodd and the victim were both treated at a hospital. Dodd was later booked into the Greenville County jail on charges of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

On Friday, a judge denied bond on the attempted murder charge.

This isn’t the first shooting at Symposium Ultra Lounge.

One man was killed and a woman wounded in a shooting at the same club earlier this year.

Deputies found 21-year-old Montrell Jonterius Coker dead with multiple gunshot wounds at the club on the morning of Feb. 6.

Randolph Bennett is awaiting trial on murder and a weapons charge in Coker’s fatal shooting.

At the time, Sheriff Will Lewis said deputies had responded to 97 calls at Symposium Ultra Lounge since it opened three years earlier. This year, there have been 46 calls for service at the club including one armed robbery, eight weapons related calls, nine disturbances including fights, domestic related issues, and other issues security couldn’t control themselves, and four assault cases.