CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) — Five people, including two juveniles, have been arrested in connection with Sunday’s killing of a Florence County teenager who attended and played football at Wilson High School, Conway police said.

Joshua McPherson, 17, died at a hospital after the shooting at the Coastal Club Apartments, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden.

The following people have been arrested and are facing charges in the case, Conway police said Tuesday afternoon in a Facebook post:

  • Fanotti Nacier Neal, 19, of Florence, murder and first-degree burglary;
  • Charrel Nissasani Floyd, 19, of Florence, first-degree burglary and accessory after the fact of murder
  • Ky’lesha Iyonna Mack, 19, of Florence, first-degree burglary and accessory after the fact of murder
  • An unnamed juvenile, first-degree burglary and accessory after the fact of murder.

A second unnamed juvenile was wanted for murder and first-degree burglary and was later taken into custody.

Police responded to a shots-fired call at 5:55 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Highway 544, according to Conway spokesperson June Wood.

Coastal Carolina University sent out an alert at 6:34 a.m. and then another one at 8:16 a.m. stating that police were still at the scene. The university said there was no threat to campus but urged people to avoid the area until further notice.

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Florence 1 Schools confirmed on Tuesday that McPherson attended Wilson High School.

Conway police and the Florence County Sheriff’s office are investigating the shooting.

No other information was immediately available. Anyone with information is asked to call Conway police at 843-248-1790.