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Myrtle Beach police respond to two shootings Saturday afternoon

Police at Coastal Grand Mall
Police at Coastal Grand Mall

Myrtle Beach police responded to two shootings Saturday afternoon, according to a press release.

Around 4:30 p.m. officers responded to Coastal Grand Mall in reference to the discharge of a weapon. When officers arrived they found that one person had been shot in the parking lot.

The victim was transported to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury, according to the release.

According to the release, officers are still investigating the motive and suspect behind the shooting.

Around 4:40 p.m. officers also responded to the Crown Reef Motel in reference to the discharge of a weapon. According to the release, officers on scene have not found anyone with injuries.

At this time officers are trying to learn if the incidents are related.

Anyone with information on either incident can contact Myrtle Beach police at 843-918-1382.

Megan Tomasic: 843-626-0343, @MeganTomasic

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