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Murder suspect arrested in connection to MB shooting

Brandon Javon Sutton, 19 (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center) Brandon Javon Sutton, 19 (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Hours after a deadly shooting at a Myrtle Beach nightclub, Horry County police arrest a teenage suspect.

Police said the suspect is 19-year-old Brandon Javon Sutton.  According to jail records at J. Reuben Long Detention Center, Sutton was booked on Sunday afternoon and is facing murder charges.  No bail has been set as of yet.

Lt. Keith Strickland, spokesman for Horry County Police, said the shooting happened just before 10 p.m. Saturday along Racepath Street in Myrtle Beach.

Strickland said police located the shooting victim after stopping a speeding vehicle. That vehicle, according to officials, was en route to an area hospital with the gunshot victim inside.

Darris Fowler with the Horry County Coroner's Office said 18-year-old Joseph Jolly Jr. died from his injuries.

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