HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — One person was killed Thursday in a shooting in the Socastee area, according to officials.
The shooting happened at about 1:45 p.m. at a car wash on Bay Road near Highway 707, according to police. The victim was driven by an acquaintance to the Sonic Drive-In on Highway 707.
Tyshawn Smalls, 21, of Myrtle Beach, was taken to Grand Strand Medical Center with serious injuries and later died, according to Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard.
Witnesses told police they saw two sedans in the parking lot of the car wash before they heard gunshots, according to a police report obtained by News13.
Police are searching for the vehicle in the picture below in connection with the shooting.
Anyone with information is asked to call 843-915-8477. No other details were immediately available.
In August, one person was shot on Alexander Court, not far from Thursday’s shooting.
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