MBPD report details drive-by BB gun shooting

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The Myrtle Beach Police Department is searching for four suspects after a man reported being shot in the face with a BB gun while playing basketball, according to a police report.

The report states around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday the MBPD responded to an address on Kings Highway for an assault. The witness stated his cousin was shot in the face with a BB gun.

The witness said he and the victim were playing basketball when a silver Ford Explorer with four males inside drove by the court and shouted out the window. The witness said he turned and looked at the vehicle, and one of the occupants fired a BB or Pellet gun several times in their direction.

The victim said he was shooting the basketball in the middle of the court when the vehicle drove by and he felt a pellet hit him in the face. The witness saw his cousin was hit and called 911. The witness was not able to provide additional descriptions of the suspects or the vehicle.

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