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Police release sketch of Myrtle Beach shooting suspect

Composite sketch of the shooting suspect. (Source: MBPD) Composite sketch of the shooting suspect. (Source: MBPD)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Police have released a composite sketch of the suspect wanted for a Sunday shooting in Myrtle Beach that left one man injured.

Officers responded to the area of 1501 N. Ocean Blvd in reference to a shooting incident. The investigation revealed that the victim was a passenger in a vehicle. While stopped in traffic, the victim exchanged words with a male walking on the sidewalk.  The victim and the male subject got into a physical altercation. During that altercation, the male subject produced a gun and shot the victim, according to Lt. Joey Crosby.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he is being treated.

The suspect is described as a white male in his twenties, slim build, and last seen wearing a black shirt and shorts, according to police.

Police also say the suspect fled north on Ocean Blvd.

No arrests have been made at this time.

On Monday, police released a composite sketch of the male suspect wanted for the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Myrtle Beach Police Department at 843-918-1382

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