MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — One man has died as a result of a shooting Friday morning in Myrtle Beach.
Adrian Villarreal, 36, of Hendersonville, NC died at a local hospital from injuries sustained after suffering a gunshot wound, according to Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard.
The shooting happened at about 1:50 a.m. in the 900 block of Chester Street, Myrtle Beach police said in a Facebook post.
Police have not released information about if anyone was arrested in this case. The coroner’s office said the case is being investigated as a homicide and the Myrtle Beach Police Department is the lead law enforcement agency.
Residents should expect to see an increased law enforcement presence in the area during the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call the police department’s non-emergency number at 843-918-1382 and reference case number 23-015232.
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