Video of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina shooting captured on Facebook Live
A close up of sirens on a police car.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Several people were injured early†Sunday during a shootout in Myrtle Beach.†
According to†WBTW, the suspect is in custody, but that person's name has not yet been released.
The incident happened around 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning near Ocean Boulevard by the coast. According to Myrtle Beach officials, crowds began gathering when a fight broke out, after which the suspect pulled out a gun and began firing. Some people were hit, and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
A security officer fired at least one shot at the suspect, injuring the man in the leg. The officer appears to have also suffered a minor wound.†
After the shooting, the suspect then carjacked a vehicle, before being arrested a short time later.
A Facebook Live video, taken by someone on a balcony at a nearby hotel, captured the moments leading up to the shooting, and the shooting itself. In the recording, over a dozen shots can be heard. †
Myrtle Beach Police are investigating the incident.†
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