Multiple people injured in Myrtle Beach, S.C. shooting

Seven people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a shooting broke out in Myrtle Beach, S.C. early Sunday morning.

Police have apprehended and identified the suspect, although his name has not been released, reports.

Part of the exchange was captured on video by a bystander.

Police arrived to the scene around 12:25 a.m., as a large crowd had gathered amid a fight. One of those involved allegedly pulled out a gun and began firing.

An armed security guard who’d witnessed the gunfire then allegedly shot the gunman, who managed to escape, while spraying gunfire, in a stolen vehicle.

Myrtyle Beach, S.C. was the location of a shooting early Sunday morning. Seven people were injured after a suspect pulled a gun within a large crowd.

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The security officer was also injured and treated at the scene, adds.

Seven people were injured in the melee.

The Post and Courier notes that the shooting was the third in a span of just 12 hours.

What’s more, a patrol car was struck during the early-morning shooting, Myrtle Beach Police Lt. Joey Crosby told The Post and Courier. No officer was injured.

The Myrtle Beach Police Department did not return the Daily News’ request for comment.

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