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Child shot at Myrtle Beach Ocean Boulevard hotel

Myrtle Beach Police respond to Oceans One Resort

Myrtle Beach Police responded to Oceans One Resort on Ocean Boulevard on Saturday, July 7.
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Myrtle Beach Police responded to Oceans One Resort on Ocean Boulevard on Saturday, July 7.

A child was rushed to the hospital after being shot in a room at Oceans One Resort on Saturday evening, according to fire officials.

Myrtle Beach Police described the shooting as "accidental."

The child was shot at 107 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach Fire Lt. Jonathan Evans said. The victim was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.

The incident happened at about 7 p.m.

Myrtle Beach Police and Myrtle Beach Fire and Rescue crews responded to the scene. Officers closed a section of Ocean Boulevard and areas near the hotel were taped off.

Myrtle Beach Police detectives are investigating the incident.

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