Third shooting in Myrtle Beach in less than week, latest tied to gang violence

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One person was killed in a shooting on 15th Avenue South and Ocean Boulevard on May 25, 2020 (Photo: Donovan Harris/WPDE)

One person has died from injuries after the third shooting in a week on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach.

A police spokesperson said Monday’s incident happened around 12:40 a.m. at 15th Avenue South and Ocean Boulevard. He added one person is in custody.

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Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler identified 24-year old Cadric Elmore Jr. of Greenwood, South Carolina, died at the scene of the shooting. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning.

Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune released a statement Monday afternoon on the shooting.

Anyone with information relating to the shooting is asked to contact Myrtle Beach police at 843-918-1382.

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