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Little River man arrested after shooting at spring wedding reception released on bond

Chad D. Williams
Chad D. Williams

A Little River man charged with attempted murder after Horry County police said a man was shot during a spring weekend wedding reception in Longs was released from jail on bond Thursday, according to jail records.

Chad D. Williams, 40, was released from the J. Reuben Long Detention Center about 3 p.m. Thursday on a $30,625 bond.

Williams was charged with criminal domestic violence and two counts of failure to appear in court, in addition to the attempted murder charge, according to J. Reuben Long Detention Center records.

Horry County police were called about 8:45 p.m. April 4 to Dogwood Road for a shooting during a wedding reception where about 75 people were in attendance, according to a police report.

The victim, a 35-year-old man, was found on the ground next to a tree with a gunshot wound to his back and people in attendance at the reception were helping him, according to the report.

Horry County EMS took the victim to Grand Strand Medical Center for treatment.

Detectives learned the men argued before the shooting, according to the report.

Williams was arrested on April 4 a short time after the incident, Horry County police Lt. Raul Denis said.

Contact ELIZABETH TOWNSEND at 626-0217 or on Twitter @TSN_etownsend.

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