A Murrells Inlet man is in custody after an overnight shooting in Myrtle Beach.
Niko Juwan Williams, 23, was arrested and charged with murder, attempted murder, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime after the shooting that resulted in one death and one injured.
The Myrtle Beach Police Department was called to the Cook Out restaurant, located at 1800 North Kings Highway, after reports of gunshots just before 1 a.m. Friday morning.
Authorities said upon arrival, they located two injured individuals who were immediately transported to the hospital for treatment. They later said that one of the two later succumbed to their injuries.
On Friday morning, the Horry County Coroner’s office identified the victim as 24-year-old Albert “AJ” Soles, Jr. of Tabor City, N.C.
The person who fired the shots fled before officers arrived, but authorities were able to capture him soon after. MBPD also indicated that it currently was not looking for an additional suspect.
Overnight shooting in Myrtle Beach leaves one dead, one injured
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