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Myrtle Beach police release sketch of shooting suspect

Composite sketch of the shooting suspect
Composite sketch of the shooting suspect Myrtle Beach police

Myrtle Beach police released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection to a Saturday evening shooting that left one person inured.

Police are still investigating a shooting that happened late Saturday evening in the 1500 block of North Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach.

The victim – a passenger in a vehicle – was stopped in traffic and exchanged words with a man walking on the sidewalk, according to Lt. Joey Crosby with Myrtle Beach police.

The altercation became physical, and the male walking on the sidewalk produced a firearm and shot the victim, according to Crosby.

The victim was transported to the hospital, Crosby said.

The suspect is described as a white man, in his 20s, slim build, and last seen wearing a black shirt and shorts. The suspect ran north on Ocean Boulevard.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call police at 918-1382.

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