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Five shot, one fatally, in Burke County

A Burke County party over the weekend ended in gunfire and one person fatally wounded.

The sheriff’s office says about 60 people had attended the gathering at an unlicensed “bar/shot house” in the 200 block of Claxton Road.

Thirty-four-year-old Dereck Hilton of Sardis was one of five people shot early Saturday morning.  he died as a result of his injuries.

Investigators said there were multiple shooters involved and shell casings from at least three weapons were found.

Authorities are looking for 22-year-old Jawuandre Kelly and 20-year-old Jordan Perkins.  Both will be charged with murder and aggravated assault.

Kenneth Brigham, owner and operator of the facility, was charged with maintaining a disorderly house.  Authorities have made arrests there in the past.