Community shocked, saddened after Conway man killed in weekend shooting at apartment complex
CONWAY, S.C. (WMBF) - A shooting over the weekend at an apartment complex in Conway turned deadly, according to the Horry County Coroner’s Office.
The Conway Police Department said officers responded around 11:15 p.m. Saturday to the Shady Moss Apartments on Highway 378.
Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard said 32-year-old Christopher Mitchell of Conway was hurt in the shooting and taken to the hospital, where he died about an hour later, just after midnight Sunday.
Residents at the apartment complex told WMBF News they are shocked and saddened by the shooting, but were not available for further comment.
One other person was hurt in the shooting and taken to the hospital, according to the incident report. There is no word on how the second person is doing yet.
Conway police are searching for a vehicle of interest, described as a dark-colored SUV similar to a Dodge Durango.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 843-248-1790.
So far this year there have been two homicide investigations, including this most recent shooting compared to the zero homicides last year. In 2020 there were three homicide investigations
Previous year’s homicides in Conway:
2022: 2 (to date, including this incident)
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