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Home  |  News  |  Security Guard Shot and Killed at El Toro

Security Guard Shot and Killed at El Toro
Monday, August 27, 2012

Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- Richland County deputies are seeking suspects in a shooting at El Toro's Saturday night.

Meanwhile, Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the security guard who was shot and killed. Watts identified the man as 42-year old Jimmy Moti of West Columbia. He was shot in the abdomen and died during surgery early Sunday morning at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital.

Richland County Deputies are looking for three men are responsible for killing the men. According to officials, the three men showed up to El Toro's, located at 806 St. Andrews Road, around 11:30pm.

Deputies say Moti refused to let the men inside after he questioned the authenticity of one man's ID. The men got into a verbal altercation Moti. After the argument the men left and got into their car.

According to deputies, as the men were driving off, they shot Moti from inside their vehicle. Deputies say the men were in a black, older model Mercury Marquis.

If you know anything about this incident you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-Crime-SC.

Source: http://www.wltx.com/news/article/199229/2/Deputies-Seek-Possible-Witness-in-El-Toro-Shooting

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