Police respond to shooting in Myrtle Beach, one hurt, one held

akelley@thesunnews.comJanuary 27, 2014 

Myrtle Beach police took one person into custody and one person transported to a hospital Monday afternoon following a report of a shooting in the 600 block of 37th Avenue North.

Police were called about the shooting around 4:45 p.m. Monday, said Capt. David Knipes, spokesman for the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

Knipes said when officers arrived they found one man shot and took him to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center for treatment. His condition was not immediately available.

One man was detained at the scene and taken to Myrtle Beach Jail for questioning, Knipes said.

Police recovered two rifles on scene, Knipes said.

The shooting appeared to follow an altercation between the suspect and the victim, Knipes said. Details of the altercation were not immediately available.

The shooting happened in an area where some residents said police frequently are seen.

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