Teen charged with murder after deadly shooting in Carolina Forest
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Police have made an arrest in connection to a deadly shooting in Carolina Forest.
Horry County police spokesperson Mikayla Moskov said Devon Charles Smith, 17, of Conway, is charged with murder.
The charge stems from a shooting that happened on Nov. 27 on Augusta Plantation Drive.
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Police found a community member administering first aid to the unconscious victim when they arrived on scene, according to a police report.
The victim was later pronounced dead by EMS.
Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard later identified the victim as 18-year-old Sebastian Sanders, of Marion. Willard added that Sanders was shot multiple times.
Online records show Smith was booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center around 4 p.m. Wednesday.
No bond has been set on his murder charge.
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