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MBPD: Two men charged with attempted murder, kidnapping, burglary

Left: Jerome Thompson Right: Freddie Mason (Source: MBPD) Left: Jerome Thompson Right: Freddie Mason (Source: MBPD)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Myrtle Beach police charged two men with attempted murder, kidnapping, and burglary after officers responded to a call for a shooting off 45th Avenue North on Sunday.

The arrest warrant for Jerome Thompson outlines a violent encounter with a victim, for which both he and Freddie Mason were both charged.  

Police outlined in the warrant that on Sunday, Mason and Thompson drove to an apartment complex off 45th Avenue North and Kings Highway. It is not clear who was driving and who got out of the car. But, police say one of them got out and broke into a unit near where they parked. 

The suspect physically assaulted a victim, pointed a gun at her and threatened to kill her. Police said he fired the gun at her multiple times. He then ran from the apartment, got into the car and both suspect fled.

Thompson is charged with attempted murder, kidnapping and first degree burglary. Mason was charged with three counts of attempted murder, four counts of kidnapping, assault and battery, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and two drug possession charges.

Both were denied bond.

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