Coroner’s office releases name of man shot, killed in Loris area

Police lights graphic.
Police lights graphic.(MGN)
Published: Nov. 22, 2022 at 4:12 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 22, 2022 at 5:15 PM EST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Horry County police are investigating a murder in the Loris area, according to a police report.

The incident report shows that officers were called around 6:20 p.m. to the intersection of Bordertown and Angelwood drives in reference to a murder.

When officers arrived at the scene and saw a crowd of people standing on the road and the victim was laying on the ground, according to the incident report.

Police said the victim was unresponsive and wasn’t breathing, and EMS was notified.

When paramedics arrived, they confirmed the victim was dead.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden identified the victim as 42-year-old Emmanuel Hippolite from Loris. McSpadden said that he died from a gunshot wound.

At this point, it’s not clear if any suspects are in custody.

Check back with WMBF News for more on this developing story.