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Report: Suspects beaten, stabbed after attempting to rob victims at party

Emmanuel Burroughs, 20, of Myrtle Beach. (Source: J.Reuben Long Detention Center). Emmanuel Burroughs, 20, of Myrtle Beach. (Source: J.Reuben Long Detention Center).

MYRLTE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A 16-year-old and a 20-year-old are facing armed robbery charges after they allegedly tried to rob a party, and were then beaten up by the people at the party. The 16-year-old suspect was also stabbed, according to police.

Emmanuel Burroughs, 20, and Jashon Brainard, 16, both of Myrtle Beach, were charged in connection to the incident.

According to the Horry County Police Department, officers responded to reports of a man having a gun at an apartment complex on Maypop Circle around 10:45 pm. Monday. When police arrived they observed a crowd moving away from a building, and a victim holding a gun. The occupants of the apartment were having a party when people heard knocks at the door, according to a witness. The witness told police someone answered the door, and people were yelling “he has a gun”. The witness said he moved toward the door and saw Burroughs pointing a gun and asking “where is the money”. The suspect also kept asking for the whereabouts of one of the victims.

The witness asked the suspect if he could speak with him, according to the report. Officials say someone threw an object at Burroughs. He and Brainard attempted to flee, but the witness and other occupants of the apartment physically began beating them, police say. During the physical altercation, the suspect dropped the gun and ran toward another apartment complex, police say.

While on the scene, police received reports of a stabbing at an apartment on Rittenhouse Road around 11:33 p.m.Officers found Brainard with superficial stab wounds, and he was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. He and Burroughs told law enforcement that Burroughs had been assaulted.

Burroughs was charged with armed robbery and taken to J. Reuben Long Detention Center. Brainard was treated for his wounds at a local hospital, and was later taken to the Department of Juvenile Justice to be charged for armed robbery as an adult.

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