MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) — The Horry County Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting in Myrtle Beach.
According to police, the shooting took place around 12:30 a.m. on Hwy 17 near Myrtle Beach Manor. One person was killed, and two were injured, according to police.
Peter E. Franco, 28, of Myrtle Beach died on the scene after his vehicle crashed during the incident, according to the Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler. It is unclear if the death was caused by a gunshot or injuries from the crash.
Horry County police said they believe the deceased victim was a bystander.
An autopsy is scheduled for later this week at Medical University of South Carolina to determine the cause of death.
It is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information should call the Horry County Police Department at 843-915-8477.
Count on News 13 for updates.
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