Crime

Toddler becomes fourth to die in Bucksport shooting

Police responded to reports of a possible murder-suicide in a home off Martin Luther Drive in the Bucksport area. Multiple victims were found in the home including a man, woman, 10-month old child and a 2-year-old child. The 2-year-old was taken to a hospital, where she died of her injuries Sunday.
Police responded to reports of a possible murder-suicide in a home off Martin Luther Drive in the Bucksport area. Multiple victims were found in the home including a man, woman, 10-month old child and a 2-year-old child. The 2-year-old was taken to a hospital, where she died of her injuries Sunday. JASON LEE

An early Saturday morning Bucksport shooting that police have called an act of murder-suicide has taken another life.

Katylin Bellamy, the 2-year-old injured in the shooting, died from her injuries at 2:25 p.m. Sunday, said Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard. She had been hospitalized at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston for treatment since the shooting.

Horry County police continue to investigate the murder-suicide that claimed the lives of 51-year-old Keith Davis, his girlfriend, 40-year-old Kristina Burroughs, Burrough’s 10-months-old niece, Justice Burroughs, and Bellamy.

Officers responded shortly after midnight to a home on Martin Luther Drive in the Bucksport area in reference to a possible murder-suicide.

Betty Bellamy, age 75, says that Satan is responsible for the death of her son, Keith Davis, and the events that occurred at his home in the early morning hours Saturday. Police responded to reports of a possible murder/suicide in a home off Marti

Horry County police found multiple victims in the home, including a woman, two children and a man. Davis, Kristina Burroughs and Justice Burroughs were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not identified the shooter.

Thomasena Hunt, a relative who lives next door, told The Sun News she was awoken around 12:30 a.m. to “probably 30 gunshots.”

The case remains under investigation.

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