Man accused of shooting teen after Horry County crash is granted bond

Grand Strand Crime

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – The man accused of shooting a teen after a car crash faced a judge today.

Randy Carl Berkley, 54, of Little River, is charged with attempted murder after a teenager was found with a gunshot wound near the area of Highway 9 and Cupola Drive in Longs on Tuesday. Berkley was also charged with possession of a weapon during a violent crime and reckless driving.

According to a police report, Berkley and the teen were involved in a crash and Berkley shot the teen when the victim got out of the car to talk about the crash.

The victim is 17 years of age. The victim’s family tells News13 he was in surgery this morning and is fighting to survive.

Today, a judge granted Berkley bond on the several counts he’s facing:

  • $35,000 Attempted Murder
  • $5,000 Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime
  • $440 Reckless Driving
  • $76 Driving Dangerous Speeds
  • $260 Striking Fixtures

If Berkley is able to make bond he’ll be required to wear an electronic monitor and can’t have contact with the victim or his family.

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