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Police Search for Suspect in Tavern & Table Shooting

The details of the incident

On Thursday, April 5, much of the Charleston food and beverage community woke up to discover a fellow service industry member had been a victim of gun violence the previous evening. Tavern & Table manager Chris Dixon was found shot around 11:30 p.m. at the Shem Creek restaurant after an attempted robbery. A representative for the restaurant put out the following statement to the press:

Late last night Tavern and Table manager, Chris Dixon, was the victim of a senseless and random act of violence after the restaurant closed.

Dixon has been a part of the restaurant group behind Tavern and Table for over 15 years and is a new dad. Thanks to the speed and professionalism with which the Mount Pleasant police and first responders came to his aid, Dixon is in the hospital recovering.

Then Tavern & Table put up a Facebook post asking for prayers and thoughts, as Dixon came out of surgery and was stable.

"Last night our restaurant , Tavern & Table on Shem Creek, was robbed at gunpoint. Our manager, Chris Dixon, was shot...

Posted by Tavern & Table on Thursday, April 5, 2018

Now, authorities have released surveillance video of the suspect, asking for any information as to the man’s identity.

Tavern & Table General Manager Shot During Armed Robbery Late Wednesday [CP] • Mount Pleasant Restaurant Manager Shot During Robbery at Tavern & Table [P&C]

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100 Church Street, , SC 29464 (843) 352-9510 Visit Website

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