SOCASTEE, S.C. (WBTW) — A woman was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after a shooting in Socastee, and a suspect is in custody, Horry County police said.

The woman’s injuries were believed to be life-threatening, HCPD said in a Facebook post. It happened about 7:30 a.m. on Lake Park Drive, police said.

Officers arrived and found the victim in her vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds, according to a police report obtained by News13. She was taken to the hospital by Horry County Fire Rescue, HCPD said.

A suspect, whose identity has not been released, was taken into custody after “a brief period of negotiation” in the area of Highway 111 in Little River, according to police.

📲 Download the News 13 app to stay updated on the go.
📧 Sign up for WBTW email alerts to have breaking news sent to your inbox.
💻 Find today’s top stories on WBTW.com for the Grand Strand and Pee Dee areas.

Count on News13 for updates.