Horry County police arrested two men on charges they shot at another vehicle while driving along U.S. 501 after leaving a Myrtle Beach gentleman’s club, according to a police report.
Zackery Geordon Eichenberger, 23, of Myrtle Beach, and James Bradley Todd, 25, of Conway, were each charged with six counts of first-degree assault and battery and one count each of discharging a firearm into a dwelling, according to police and jail records. The men are each being held at J. Reuben Long Detention Center on $40,000 bond.
Rebecca Carol Kite, 21, of Conway, was charged with breach of peace when the men were arrested early Sunday, according to records. She was released after being jailed for about six hours.
Officers noted Kite was belligerent and repeatedly interfered with police when they questioned the men at Todd’s house.
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Five men, ages 18-23 from Conway and Myrtle Beach and a 20-year-old woman from Conway, told police they were leaving Derriere's Gentlemen’s Club in Myrtle Beach about 2:30 a.m. Sunday when two men followed them outside and started to fight with them, according to the report. The group told police they left in their vehicle and the two men followed behind them in another vehicle.
When the vehicles got in the area of U.S. 501 and Gardner Lacy Road, one of the two men leaned out of the vehicle with a gun and fired four shots at the other vehicle with the six people inside, according to the report. Two of the shots hit the rear tires of the vehicle and the driver stopped at a nearby gas station and called police.
The vehicle with the two men inside continued along U.S. 501, but police found the vehicle at a home on East Cox Ferry Road after running the license plate, according to the report.
Todd told police that Eichenberger shot at the vehicle and the gun was inside Eichenberger’s vehicle, according to the report. Eichenberger told police they were at the club and got into fight so they were told to leave, which they did. Eichenberger said the other people pulled knives on them outside the club and smashed Todd’s driver side window of his vehicle.
Todd told police the people in the other vehicle tried to run them off the road and he handed his gun to Eichenberger to shoot out the tires so they would stop trying to run them off the road, according to the report. Todd told police his arm was cut when one of the men smashed the vehicle’s window and police noted he had blood on him.