No disruptive incidents have been reported so far during Black Friday shopping in Myrtle Beach, but elsewhere in South Carolina and the nation the holiday spirit is being disrupted by violence.
A shooting in a Georgetown Wal-Mart parking lot left one man hospitalized Friday morning.
Live 5 News reported the incident began at 3 a.m. at a Sunoco gas station on North Fraser Street, then the victim drove to a nearby Wal-Mart parking lot where the shooting occurred.
A woman outside Wal-Mart told GAB News that she heard several shots.
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The victim drove himself to the hospital, and police are still searching for the suspect.
In Columbia, Missouri, a 19-year-old was shot in a mall parking lot and sustained life-threatening injuries, according to the local ABC News affiliate there. The incident occurred on Thanksgiving at 11:30 p.m.
Reports of shots fired during a melee at a Hoover, Alabama mall were discounted by police, however fighting was reported inside the mall between two girls, and a video of the incident was shared on social media.
Check back later for more updates on these and other incidents.