Horry County Coroner IDs man who died 3 days after shooting in Myrtle Beach

Grand Strand Crime

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — The Horry County Corner’s Office has identified the victim in a Jan. 5 shooting that led police to charge another man with his murder.

Bilal Harris, 42, died on Saturday at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, three days after the shooting near Grey Street and Mr. Joe White Avenue, Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard said Monday night in a news release. He was shot multiple times.

Patrick Anthony Brave, 28, has been charged with murder and first-degree burglary in the case. According to a warrant obtained by News13, a man allegedly entered a home, stole another man’s gun and fatally shot him.

Police were called Wednesday evening to the 900 block of Grey Street after an officer heard gunshots while patroling the area, according to police. Brave is accused of driving to the victim’s house, entering without consent, and stealing a gun that belonged to the victim, according to the warrant.

After a fight, Brave and the victim went outside, where the victim was shot multiple times, according to the warrant.

Brave ran away and was located after 7 p.m., according to police. The victim was taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries several days later. The name of the victim has not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Myrtle Beach Police Department at 843-918-1382 and reference report 22-000313.

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