Arrest made in shooting of security guard after suspect was asked to leave Greenville bar

WE BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEWS OFFICIALS. JUST ANNOUNCING AN ARREST IN A DEADLY SHOOTING AT A GREENVILLE BAR AND HAPPENED THE COLISEUM OFF HAYWOOD ROAD IN GREENVILLE. POLICE. SAY THE SUSPECT SHOT AND KILLED THE SECURITY GUARD OR TAGGERT OUT JOINS US LIVE NOW FROM WHERE THE SHOOTING HAPPENED. HOW’S IT LOOK IN THERE TAGGART? HEY, GOOD AFTERNOON, JEFF. WE’RE HERE AT THE COLISEUM. WE’RE TOLD THE SUSPECT ACTUALLY WENT THROUGH THE BACK ENTRANCE HERE OF THIS BAR. THAT WAS EARLY SUNDAY MORNING GREENVILLE. POLICE. TELL US HE IS AKIRA ROBINSON ROBINSON IS CHARGED WITH MURDER AND POSSESSION OF A WEAPON DURING A VIOLENT CRIME GREENVILLE POLICE. TELL US IT ALL HAPPENED AROUND 1:30 SUNDAY MORNING. THEY SAY ROBINSON WAS INTOXICATED AND THAT HE SHOT 33 YEAR-OLD. DIARIA DIARIA NICOLI ABERCROMBIE MULTIPLE TIMES POLICE. TELL US HE UP TO THAT ABERCROMBIE HAD ASKED ROBINSON TO LEAVE SEVERAL TIMES ROBINSON WAS NEVER SERVED ALCOHOL AT THE COLISEUM EVENTUALLY POLICE. SAY ROBINSON WENT BACK OUT TO HIS CAR GRABBED A GUN AND WALKED THROUGH THAT BACK ENTRANCE SHORTLY AFTER THEY SAY HE SHOT ABERCROMBIE MULTIPLE TIMES. CORONER SAYS ABERCROMBIE DIED ON SCENE. WE ARE TOLD ROBINSON LEFT IN AN SUV POLICE DID FIND ROBINSON YESTERDAY A JUDGE DID NOT SET BOND. WE ARE WORKING TO LEARN MORE HERE ABOUT ABERCROMBIE FOR

Arrest made in shooting of security guard after suspect was asked to leave Greenville bar

Akira Robinson charged with murder

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Updated: 2:40 PM EDT Jun 17, 2020

Greenville police arrested a man and charged him in the deadly shooting of a security guard at a bar early Sunday morning. Akira Kentay Robinson, 43, of Woodruff, faces charges of murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to police.Police made the arrest with help from the Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office.Lt. Alia Paramore said officers went to The Coliseum on Haywood Road around 1:35 a.m. in reference to a shooting.Paramore said Deyarian Abercrombie, 33, of Greenville, was working as a security guard, and asked an intoxicated person to leave several times.Police said Robinson was never served alcohol at the bar.After being denied service, Robinson went to his car, got a gun and attempted to enter the building the front entrance, which was locked, according to warrants.Warrants said Robinson then drove to the back into the building.Robinson approached Abercrombie and fired his handgun, then chased Abercrombie into the building and continued to fire the gun at him, warrants said.Police said surveillance video shows Robinson fire the shots at the Abercrombie several times, then leave in an SUV.Abercrombie was taken to the hospital, where he died.Robinson is being held in the Greenville County Detention Center.Abercrombie is survived by four children. He served four years as a Marine and spent two tours overseas. The owner of South Carolina Protective Division said Abercrombie worked there for about a month. He said he had worked elsewhere in security services prior to joining the company.

Coliseum Sports Bar in Greenville where a security guard was shot and killed

Greenville police arrested a man and charged him in the deadly shooting of a security guard at a bar early Sunday morning.

Akira Kentay Robinson, 43, of Woodruff, faces charges of murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to police.

Police made the arrest with help from the Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office.

Lt. Alia Paramore said officers went to The Coliseum on Haywood Road around 1:35 a.m. in reference to a shooting.

Paramore said Deyarian Abercrombie, 33, of Greenville, was working as a security guard, and asked an intoxicated person to leave several times.

Photos of David Abercrombie - victim in shooting at The Coliseum

Police said Robinson was never served alcohol at the bar.

After being denied service, Robinson went to his car, got a gun and attempted to enter the building the front entrance, which was locked, according to warrants.

Warrants said Robinson then drove to the back into the building.

Robinson approached Abercrombie and fired his handgun, then chased Abercrombie into the building and continued to fire the gun at him, warrants said.

Police said surveillance video shows Robinson fire the shots at the Abercrombie several times, then leave in an SUV.

Abercrombie was taken to the hospital, where he died.

Robinson is being held in the Greenville County Detention Center.

Abercrombie is survived by four children. He served four years as a Marine and spent two tours overseas.

The owner of South Carolina Protective Division said Abercrombie worked there for about a month. He said he had worked elsewhere in security services prior to joining the company.

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