Shooting Follows Fight at Club La Roka

A fight at Club La Roka on Pleasantburg Drive may have led to a shooting a few miles away. An injured man was found by Greenville police in the Cleveland Court professional park at around 4 a.m. Monday morning.  Fox Carolina reports:

Investigators said that a fight at Club La Roca [sic] on South Pleasantburg Drive may have happened a few minutes before the shooting.

Police searched for evidence in an area near the intersection of Highway 291 and Cleveland Street for several hours.

The name of the person who was shot was not released.

Sunday nights at Club La Roka are dedicated to the hip-hop scene, according to the nightclub’s MySpace profile, last updated on Nov. 21.  The profile states:

Aight, now for my hood niggaz…Sunday nights…it’s going down at La Roka…straight Hip-Hop! All the hot hip-hop music that’s out there… we playin’ it! Doors open at 10pm, and they don’t close till’ 4am…free till’ 11pm.

Club La Roka, located at the corner of Mauldin Road and Pleasantburg Drive, was the scene of a July 2009 shooting that injured Robert James Moore Jr., 31.


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