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Myrtle Beach residents report man firing gun near their homes

Two Myrtle Beach residents told police they saw a man with a gun fire several shots in the area of Withers Swash and Third Avenue South, according to a police report.

The 29-year-old woman told police she saw the man walking toward Third Avenue South about 4 a.m. Sunday when he yelled at some other men walking in front of him, police said. The woman said the man pulled out a pistol and fired about five gunshots before he started running toward Myrtle Street.

The 47-year-old man told police he was in bed when he heard five or six gunshots and looked out to see the man running away from the area. Police searched the area, but did not locate a victim of the shooting or the suspect.