Myrtle Beach police investigate Kings Hwy gunshots, wounded man in hospital


Investigators believe a shooting victim at a local hospital and reports of shots fired on Kings Highway are related.

The Myrtle Beach Police Department is investigating what happened to a person who showed up at a local hospital with apparent gunshot wounds Thursday night.

Corporal Tom Vest of MBPD says the department is also investigating a report of shots fired in the area of 28th Avenue North and Kings Highway. The shots fired call came in around 8:45 p.m. Thursday.

Cpl. Vest said on Friday morning police believe the incidents are connected. No further information is available at this time.

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