Suspect arrested, charged with attempted murder more than a month after bar shooting

Deputies say the suspect was on the run for more than a month.
Published: Mar. 12, 2023 at 8:36 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 29, 2023 at 1:41 PM EDT
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LAURENS, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Laurens Police Department has arrested a suspect after a shooting that happened inside a bar Sunday morning in March.

According to police, officers responded to Topic Lounge located on West Main Street at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 13.

After an investigation, police discovered that one person was injured and taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers said another person was also injured and treated on scene after they cut themselves on some glass.

On Friday, April 28, police announced they arrested 31-year-old Aron Oryan Butler, on attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime charges.