Update: Woman, child shot outside of Conway, Horry police investigating

A woman and a 3-year-old were shot on Swinton Road Wednesday night and are expected to recover, according to Horry County police.

The victims went to the hospital and were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to spokeswoman Mikayla Moskov.

Horry police went to Swinton Road and Landmark Road outside of Conway around 9 p.m. for the reported shooting, Moskov said. When officers arrived, they found a 27-year-old woman and a toddler were shot.

Police canvassed the area looking for possible suspects, Moskov said. There have been no arrests in connection to the shooting, and police have not released any suspect descriptions.

Officers continue to investigate the incident, and anyone with information is asked to contact Horry police at 843-248-1520.

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Alex Lang is the True Crime reporter for The Sun News covering the legal system and how crime impacts local residents. He says letting residents know if they are safe is a vital role of a newspaper. Alex has covered crime in Detroit, Iowa, New York City, West Virginia and now Horry County.