Crime

April 17, 2014

Two men arrested in connection with last week’s shooting at The Ripken Experience

Police arrested two men Thursday in connection with a shooting and burglary at The Ripken Experience last week.

Police arrested two men Thursday in connection with a shooting and burglary at The Ripken Experience last week.

Jordan Alexander Shirey, 20, and Jared Shirey, 17, are charged in the incident at The Ripken Experience-Myrtle Beach and another burglary that occurred on April 13 in the city, police said.

The men were arrested about 3 p.m., said Capt. David Knipes.

Jared Shirey is charged with attempted murder, first degree burglary and second degree burglary. Jordan Shirey is charged with first degree burglary and second degree burglary.

Capt. David Knipes said two men were seen breaking into cars and a building at The Ripken Experience at about 4:30 a.m. April 10.

Knipes said the men also stole golf carts and one of the men shot at a security guard, who returned fire. The guard was not injured.

Police and security guards recovered the golf carts.

The other burglary occurred on April 13 on the 300th block of Ninth Avenue North.

A man and woman told police several items including headphones, a camera, a wallet, a watch, a safe and cash were taken.

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