Man found with gunshot wound on area beach

A man was found with a gunshot wound to the head this afternoon on the beach in the 1200 Block of S. Waccamaw Dr. in Georgetown County, according to authorities.

The incident happened at 2:10 p.m. and was an attempted suicide, said Deputy Russell Goodale with the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office.

The man was taken to an area hospital, Goodale said. His condition is not known.