Suspect in Ocean Blvd shooting has history of weapons, drugs, domestic violence arrests


Herman Brian White appears in court for bond hearing (WBTW)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — The suspect in a Monday morning shooting on Ocean Boulevard has a previous history of criminal domestic violence, weapons, and drugs charges dating back as far as 2002.

He is also accused of shooting at a 2-year-old during the recent incident on Ocean Boulevard.

Herman White, 37, was charged with three counts of attempted murder, possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine — 3rd or subsequent offense, possession with intent to distribute powder cocaine — 3rd or subsequent offense, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, and unlawful neglect of a child.

However, those are not the only criminal charges that White has faced. White’s past criminal history fills up nine pages and includes several weapons charges as well as a criminal domestic violence arrest in 2006, according to his arrest record obtained by News13.

Also included in his arrest history are multiple drug possession and unlawful carrying of a weapon charges.

During the Ocean Boulevard shooting, one person suffered two gunshot wounds, according to previous reporting. There were two other victims in the case, including a 2-year-old child.

News13 has been tracking shootings in our area for 2021. You can view the map below:

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