Christopher Columbus White III. (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A third man was arrested and charged with murder in connection with the shooting that occurred on Collins Street last month, according to online records from Myrtle Beach Police.
Corey Bernard Holmes, 41, was arrested Wednesday by Myrtle Beach Police and booked into J. Reuben Long Detention center on one charge of murder, records state.
Damiean Lamont Cantey, age 36, was arrested last week, and is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
On Monday, August 10, officers responded to the 600 block of Collins Street at about 7:22 p.m. in reference to a shooting, according to the arrest warrant for Christopher Columbus White, III.
The investigation revealed that 30- year-old White and other people assaulted a victim together on Collins Street, which resulted in the victim dying from the injuries he received, including a gunshot wound.
White was questioned by police, but denied any knowledge of the incident, the warrants state. Investigators learned he was injured during the incident, and was wearing a hat while he was confronted by investigators to hide these injuries. Once confronted, he revealed the lacerations he had to his head, but said he received them at a different location. Further investigation revealed White did receive the injuries on Collins Street, and hid that information from police.
On Thursday, August 13, White was arrested by Myrtle Beach Police and charged with murder and obstructing justice for the deadly shooting on Collins Street, and lying to investigators about it.
Dominick Goodwin, age 23, of Myrtle Beach, has been identified as the victim of the shooting, according to Darris Fowler, Horry County Deputy Coroner.