A Myrtle Beach woman was charged with attempted murder Monday in connection with a weekend shooting near a Pizza Hut in the Socastee community, police said.
Erin Danielle Matthews, 19, of Myrtle Beach, also is charged with simple possession of marijuana, driving under suspension and first-offense failure to stop with a blue light in connection with the incident. Bail has not been set on the attempted murder charge, but set at $3,282 on the remaining charges.
A 23-year-old man said someone fired at him from another car while stopped at the traffic light at Socastee Boulevard and Dick Pond Road at 4 p.m. Sunday, police said. The man was not injured.
The man reported the incident to a nearby S.C. Highway Patrol officer who was conducting a traffic stop. The officer chased the car and eventually stopped it. Matthews was arrested but two men in the car ran away.
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Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 915-5350.