MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – A male teenager was found Wednesday night with a gunshot wound in Myrtle Beach and later died at a local hospital.
According to Lt. Joey Crosby with the Myrtle Beach Police Department, officers were called to the intersection of Spivey Street and Kings Highway around 8 p.m. for a reported gunshot victim.
When police arrived they found a young male with a gunshot wound, Crosby said. The teen was taken to Conway Hospital and later died.
Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler identified the victim as 18-year-old Atu Williams II of Myrtle Beach.
Crosby said detectives are working to find out how the incident happened.