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One person was shot and killed near Coastal Carolina on Saturday and police are investigating the death as a murder.
Conway police say the shooting was reported around 2 a.m. near 702 S.C. Highway 544. Multiple police agencies, including CCU police, responded to the scene to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to contact Conway police at 843-248-1790.
The Horry County Coroner’s Office identified one victim as Jamarr White, 24, of Conway. He died of a gunshot wound. Another victim was also taken to the hospital. That person’s condition is not known.
Conway police spokeswoman Taylor Newell said the police are investigating the death as a homicide.
One of the victims was found near a Founders Drive gas station, according to Coastal Carolina. The incident happened off-campus and neither of the people shot were CCU students.
A suspect left the area in a red Dodge Charger, according to CCU. No other suspect information has been released.
According to J. Reuben Long Detention Center records, a Jamarr Alan White, 24, of Conway, was released on bond on Aug. 19 after police charged him with unlawful carrying of a pistol.