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Man arrested in connection to 3rd Avenue Sports Bar shooting

Dale Kent Turner (Source: MBPD P2C) Dale Kent Turner (Source: MBPD P2C)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A man was arrested Tuesday in connection to the shooting incident that occurred at 3rd Avenue Sports Bar in Myrtle Beach during the early morning of October 31.

Dale Kent Turner, age 27, is charged with attempted murder and weapons possession, according to the Myrtle Beach Police Department police report from P2C.

Myrtle Beach Police Officers responded to the call at approximately 3:55 a.m. and after investigating they said a fight took place in the club parking lot.

One of the officers heard a single gunshot and observed 50 to 60 people fleeing the parking lot and vehicles speeding away, according to the police report.

One of the witnesses officers spoke to was security for the bar, who said a fight occurred inside between two black males and the fight moved into the parking lot where a shot was fired. The witness said it appeared the victim was hit by the shot.

The police report states the witness stated the offender fled the scene in a white truck and the victim left in a black Chevrolet Impala.

Police said victim was transported to the hospital.

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