Myrtle Beach man charged with attempted murder


Timmy Alston (Source: J Reuben Long Detention Center)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) –  A Myrtle Beach man has been charged with attempted murder after police say he fired a handgun at someone.

Police responded to a call about a shooting at 2:41 p.m. on June 8 in the Sandygate Village off of Osceola Street in Myrtle Beach. 

Timmy Alston, 39, of Myrtle Beach, is charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, failure to stop for a blue light and possession of a firearm.

Police said after an investigation, interviewing witnesses, and finding Alston armed with a handgun, they found probable cause to believe Alston fired a handgun toward the victim.

 Alston remains in the J. Rueben Long Detention Center without bond.


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