Third suspect in Socastee shooting, crash spotted in Horry Co.
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A man still wanted in connection to the shooting on the morning of December 17, 2013 that preceded a deadly crash on Socastee Boulevard has been spotted along the Grand Strand.
Horry County Police say 28-year-old Ronald Terrel Hamlet has been seen in Horry, Florence and Georgetown counties. He is wanted for armed robbery and attempted murder.
If you know where he is, call 843-918-TIPS.
Jessy Larinda Bracey was taken into custody in connection with the shooting just hours after it happened, and has been charged with attempted murder and armed robbery.
On Jan. 22, 27-year-old Michael Scott Stevenson of High Point, NC was booked into J. Reuben Long Detention Center and charged with armed robbery and attempted murder.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol website stated the crash that killed one man occurred at 4481 Socastee Boulevard by the Kangaroo gas station around 5:26 a.m. on Dec. 17. Socastee Boulevard was closed for several hours in both directions because of the crash, but was partially reopened around 10:30 a.m.
Horry County Police Department's Lt. Robert Kegler said they believe the collision was intentional, and confirmed that it is connected to a reported shooting on nearby Luttie Road. HCPD stated that two people were reported to have left the scene of the collision.
The victim was identified as 35-year-old Elvan Douglas from the Myrtle Beach area. An autopsy conducted by the Horry County Coroner's Office determined that Douglas was ejected from his car and died as a result of injuries he sustained in the crash.
For the shooting, police named Hamlet and Stevenson as suspects, both wanted for attempted murder and armed robbery.
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