MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Myrtle Beach Police officers responded to a shooting at around 5:15 a.m. Sunday in Myrtle Beach after an altercation between two men. One victim has died and one man has been arrested.
Myrtle Beach Police spokesman Joey Crosby says the victim was shot after an altercation in the parking lot of La Quinta Inn.
Latron Lewis, 30-years-old from Myrtle Beach was transported to Grand Strand Hospital and died from trauma caused by gunshot, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler.
Myrtle Beach Police said they have arrested Darrell Faquwan Deas of Myrtle Beach and served him with arrest warrants for murder, unlawful carrying of a pistol, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
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