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Beaufort Police ID suspected nightclub shooter

Beaufort police say a 23-year-old Burton man is responsible for shooting a bouncer in the back at a Beaufort nightclub early Sunday.

Bryant Reviere of Poppy Hill Road is wanted on charges of assault with intent to kill and possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a violent crime, said Police Chief Matt Clancy.

Police say a bouncer of Club Insomnia on Boundary Street was trying to eject two unwanted patrons at 2 a.m. when a fight erupted. During the skirmish, investigators say, Riviere shot the bouncer once in the back.

Clancy said Riviere should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on Reviere’s whereabouts is encouraged to call Investigator George Erdel at 843-322-7958, the police tip line at 843-322-7938, or Beaufort County Dispatch Center at 843-524-2777.

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