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UPDATE: Conway man faces murder charge in fatal drive-by shooting

Richard Whidby (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center) Richard Whidby (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)
The home where the shooting occurred. (Source: Erin Edwards) The home where the shooting occurred. (Source: Erin Edwards)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting on Beau Street in the Conway area Tuesday night.

According to Horry County Police Department spokeswoman Krystal Dotson, 19-year-old Richard Andrew Whidby, of Conway, is charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. 

His charges stem from the death of Darryl Hunte, 48, of Conway, who was shot and killed at a home on Beau Street last Tuesday night, police said.

At about 11:58 p.m. Tuesday, Horry County Police responded to the drive-by shooting and found Hunte struck with a bullet that had entered from the front of the home, according to a news release from HCPD. Hunte was home with his kids at the time of the incident.

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