Myrtle Beach police investigate shooting report

Myrtle Beach police are investigating a report that two men may have shot at each other after an argument a in parking lot, according to a police report.

Officers were called at 3:50 a.m. Sunday to 516 Eighth Ave. N., where several people were detained by security guards after gunshots were fired in the area, police said.

A woman, whose age was not listed in the report told police her current boyfriend and former boyfriend, both 27 and from Myrtle Beach, had been involved in an altercation earlier that evening, according to the report. The men went to their respective vehicles, and the woman said her boyfriend was still upset so he left the vehicle to confront the other man.

The woman said the men walked out of sight of everyone and then they heard five gunshots, according to the report. The woman’s boyfriend ran from the area and an officer, who was nearby, reported seeing a vehicle speed away from the area.

Police did not find any evidence of a shooting and no one saw the shooting.