LORIS, SC (WMBF) – A Loris man was found in a ditch Thursday morning with a gunshot wound. He later died at the hospital.
According to an Horry County police report, officers responded to Cedar Branch Road in Loris at 3 a.m.
A man told police he was in his house when he heard gunshots, went outside, and found a man, later identified by Horry County Coroner Robert Edge as 27-year-old William R. Simmons, lying in a ditch on Paddock Road.
The man put Simmons in his car and drove him to the hospital.