Coroner identifies Loris man who died after shooting in the area of Watson Park

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LORIS, S.C. (WBTW) — The Horry County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who died in a shooting Wednesday night in Loris.

The victim was 20-year-old Shaquan Cox. He was from Loris.

The shooting happened at about 7:50 p.m. in the area of Watson Park near Cannon Road and Cox Road, according to Chief Gary Buley with Loris PD. There is no information about any suspects.

Cox was taken to McLeod Loris hospital where he died of his injuries at 10:40 p.m.

Officials on scene told News13 they don’t know if the shooting is connected to a triple shooting.

No other information is available.

Count on News13 for updates to this developing story.

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