Crime & Courts

Reward offered in fatal shooting at Relax Inn in Monroe

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest in Tuesday night’s fatal shooting of a man at a Relax Inn in Monroe.

Danny McGriff Jr., 39, of Lancaster, S.C., was found dead at about 11:20 p.m. on a walkway of the motel in the 600 block of West Roosevelt Boulevard, police said. McGriff had been shot in the chest, police said.

Police said they “are actively following up on leads” with help from the State Bureau of Investigation and Union County District Attorney’s Office.

Union County Crime Stoppers is offering the reward. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-283- 5600 or the Monroe Police Department at 704-282-4700.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak