Police show up to crowded Grand Strand stores able to temporarily open


As a few stores along the Grand Strand open, people are quickly gathering and police are being called to control the crowd.

News13’s Gabrielle Ware was near Broadway at a Pheonix gas station. Customers there said it was the only one open and that people were only allowed to enter the store two at a time.  Reports also say police showed up to control the crowd and break up a fight.

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Jonee Lewis was at another store in Georgetown that was able to open with the help of a generator. Soon after opening, the store was packed and police showed up to clear the scene.