Published: Mon, June 19, 2017
Worldwide | By Gretchen Simon

Several people hurt in Myrtle Beach shooting

Several people hurt in Myrtle Beach shooting

It was the third shooting in the city within eight hours, with a gunshot victim found at Coastal Grand Mall around 4:30pm Saturday and a report of shots fired at the Crown Reef Resort on Ocean Boulevard about 10 minutes later.

You can hear Hinson yelling "Multiple people down!" instantly after a gunman opened fire and sent a crowd of people scattering early Sunday. An armed security guard intervened, wounding the assailant, according to Myrtle Beach Online.

According to Myrtle Beach Police department news release, prior to the officers arriving at the scene around 12:15 a.m., a fight began between individuals. He told local media he started filming because he thought the people massing in the street were dancing.

"Officer is down. Multiple people down", Hinson exclaims in the video. "Then, they started shooting", he said.

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One man in a uniform gets shot, leading Mr Hinson to start shouting in terror: "Officer down, officer down!"

7 people, including the suspect, were transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the gunman will be named once he is medically cleared to leave the hospital and warrants are served. Find us on Facebook too!

It occurs around the 1:30 mark.

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