Victim, 32, in deadly North Myrtle Beach shooting identified, suspect in custody

Victim, 32, in deadly North Myrtle Beach shooting identified, suspect in custody
Sebastian Dominic Kaisk (Source: JRLDC)

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – A 32-year-old man died at the hospital following a shooting in North Myrtle Beach Sunday night, according to the coroner’s office.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Chris Dontell identified the victim as Tyler Schaeffer, of North Myrtle Beach. He died at the Grand Strand Medical Center early Monday morning from injuries sustained in the shooting.

According to city of North Myrtle Beach spokesperson Pat Dowling, police responded to a call of a person lying in the roadway at 38th Avenue North and Smith Street around 11:45 p.m. Sunday.

Dowling said officers found a man who had been shot when they arrived on scene.

Authorities arrested a person matching the description of the suspect near 2700 Highway 17 South around 5 p.m. Monday, according to Dowling.

The suspect has been identified as Sebastian Dominic Kaisk, 18, of North Myrtle Beach, Dowling said.

Jail records show Kaisk is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. He is currently being held at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center.

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