Ocean Boulevard shooting suspect denied bond on attempted murder charges

Grand Strand Crime

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A suspect accused in an early Monday shooting on Ocean Boulevard was denied bond Monday on the attempted murder charges.

The Myrtle Beach Police Department responded to the shooting at about 2:45 a.m., according to police. One person was injured and is expected to recover.

Herman Brian White, 37, of Andrews, was charged with three counts of attempted murder, possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine — 3rd or subsequent offense, possession with intent to distribute powder cocaine — 3rd or subsequent offense, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, and unlawful neglect of a child.

During the bond hearing, White said he had nothing to say and the detective recommended bond be denied.

The judge denied bond on the three attempted murder charges, and set a surety bond on the other charges as follows:

  • Possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine — 3rd or subsequent offense: $50,000
  • Possession with intent to distribute powder cocaine — 3rd or subsequent offense: $50,000
  • Possession of a weapon by a convicted felon: $5,000
  • Possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime: $5,000
  • Unlawful neglect of a child: $10,000

One victim suffered two gunshot wounds, according to officials. There were two other victims in the case, including a child.

The judge said White has nine pages of prior criminal history, including weapons charges in October 2019. He also has a prior failure to appear for a misdemeanor, according to the judge.

White’s initial appearance is scheduled for 1 p.m. June 4.

Additional details were not immediately available. Count on News13 for updates.

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