Police: 1 taken to hospital after shooting on Ocean Boulevard

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Myrtle Beach police are investigating after a person was shot Thursday morning on Ocean Boulevard, according to police.

Around 5:45 a.m., officers were sent to the area of 4th Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard for reports of gunshots, according to police.

When officers arrived they found a person with injuries who was taken to the hospital for treatment, according to police. The person who was shot was shot twice in the right arm and once in the hip, according to a police report.

The person who was shot was in possession of approximately six grams of a substance that field tested positive for marijuana and less than one gram of a substance that field tested positive for meth, according to police.

Two vehicles were also hit by gunfire, according to the report. There are no named suspects at this time.

The area is secure, according to police, and officers will be on scene while investigating. Count on News13 for updates.


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