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Suspect named in Greenville bar owner's death

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William McKinney (Greenville Co. Sheriff's Office) William McKinney (Greenville Co. Sheriff's Office)
Deputies investigate a shooting at Bobby T's bar on White Horse Road. (Aug. 6, 2012/FOX Carolina) Deputies investigate a shooting at Bobby T's bar on White Horse Road. (Aug. 6, 2012/FOX Carolina)
A family photo of Raheem Robinson. (Courtesy the Robinson family) A family photo of Raheem Robinson. (Courtesy the Robinson family)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Greenville County deputies named a suspect in the shooting death of a bar owner early Monday morning.

The shooting happened about 3:40 a.m. at Bobby T's on White Horse Road.

Witnesses said they heard several gunshots and found a person lying on the ground in the parking lot, suffering from a gunshot wound. They said one person at the bar performed CPR on the person before paramedics arrived. They said the man was taken to a local hospital and was in critical condition.

Greenville County Chief Deputy Coroner Mike Ellis said the man, 38-year-old Raheem Robinson, died at the hospital. He said Robinson was shot several times. He said Robinson was one of the owners of Bobby T's.

By Monday afternoon, deputies identified 33-year-old William McKinney, of Belton, as a suspect in Robinson's death.

According to the warrant issued for McKinney's arrest, Robinson was shot during an argument.

Anyone with information about either the shooting or McKinney's whereabouts was asked Crime Stoppers at 864-23-CRIME (864-232-7463).

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