Police: Attempted armed robber shot, killed inside Myrtle Beach home

Police: Attempted armed robber shot, killed inside Myrtle Beach home
Officers were called around 6 p.m. Monday to a home in the 500 block of 34th Avenue North for reports of a shooting. (Source: WMBF News)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – Myrtle Beach police revealed that an armed robber was shot and killed at a home on Monday night.

Officers were called to the shooting around 6 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of 34th Avenue North.

Responding officers found two people hurt inside the home. Both were taken to the hospital, but one person succumbed to their injuries while the second person is expected to be OK.

During the investigation, it was discovered that the person who died had gone into the residence with the intent to commit armed robbery, according to police.

“He and the other person knew each other previously, and there was no evidence of forced entry into the home. During the armed robbery attempt, the deceased suffered a gunshot wound,” according to a statement by Myrtle Beach police.

The name of the person who was shot and killed has not been released yet.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Myrtle Beach Police Department at 843-918-1382.

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