Police investigating shooting in Myrtle Beach, suspect in custody

Published: May. 27, 2023 at 3:01 PM EDT|Updated: May. 27, 2023 at 6:10 PM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Authorities are investigating a shooting that happened in Myrtle Beach over Memorial Day weekend.

The Myrtle Beach Police Department said Saturday that officers responded to the incident in the area of the beach access on 66th Avenue North. A person connected to the shooting left before police arrived.

Around an hour later, the department said a suspect was taken into custody. The investigation remains ongoing.

The MBPD also said to expect an additional police presence in the area. A WMBF News crew also spotted authorities at a nearby home on 67th Avenue North.

It’s unclear if anyone was hurt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the MBPD at 843-918-1382.

Stay with WMBF News for updates.