MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Police believe that the same two suspects were involved in two robbery and shooting incidents in Myrtle Beach Monday night, and have released an image of the vehicle they believe is connected to the incidents.
One victim was shot and injured, and another victim was shot at but not injured, at two separate incidents Monday night, according to the Myrtle Beach Police Department.
The first victim was shot at while trying to escape two suspects who approached him in the area of 6th Ave. N. and Flagg St. Monday night at about 11:15 p.m., according to a press release from the MBPD. One of the suspects pulled out a gun and shot at the victim after demanding items, the release states. The victim was not injured in the incident.
In another incident at 33rd Avenue North and Oak Street, officers found a victim in the roadway, according to the news release. the victim was approached by two suspects, in what officers believe was an attempt to rob the victim. During the incident, the victim was shot, and was then taken to the hospital for treatment.
A city surveillance camera captured a photograph of a vehicle police believe is connected with both incidents. If anyone recognized the vehicle or can identify the owner, they are asked to call the MBPD at 843-918-1382.