Police: 1 taken to hospital after shooting on Ocean Boulevard


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.

Fatal shootings are marked in red. Non-fatal shootings are marked in blue. Click on a marker for more details about a shooting. Some markers are extremely close together and have to be zoomed to see. The map is updated daily with the most recent information.

Shootings are listed even if no one was injured in the incident. For some shootings, a specific address was not provided by police, and the marker will show a city center or an approximate area as the location of the incident.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending stories