Police investigate triple shooting in Horry County

Grand Strand Crime

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Police are investigating a triple shooting Wednesday night in Horry County, according to Lt. Tom Delpercio with Horry County police.

Three people were injured in a drive-by shooting at about 9 p.m. on Highway 746 near Log Cabin Road near Loris, according to Horry County Public Information Officer Kelly Moore. All three victims are believed to have non-life-threatening injuries.

According to a police report obtained by News13, one victim was shot in the left leg above the knee and also the right arm, a second victim was shot in the upper right thigh, and the third victim was shot in the right leg.

An unknown sedan was driving by a home at a high rate of speed when one or more people inside the car fired shots at the victims, according to the report. Someone on scene after the shooting, who was not listed in the report as a suspect, had a gun sticking out of his pocket. That person turned over two weapons to police.

Moore said there is no threat to the public and no suspect information at this time.

No other information about the shooting was immediately available.

Count on News13 for updates to this developing story.

Shootings are listed even if no one was injured in the incident. For some shootings, a specific address was not provided by police, and the marker will show a city center or an approximate area as the location of the incident.

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