Myrtle Beach police identify, search for suspect in Pure Ultra Club shooting

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Myrtle Beach police are asking that people be on the lookout for a man they say is related to the shooting that injured five people Saturday at Pure Ultra Club.

The release from Myrtle Beach police says 33-year-old Cleavon Dantzler is wanted for five counts of attempted murder.

According to Lt. Joey Crosby with the Myrtle Beach Police Department,  the shooting happened at 2:30 a.m. at the Pure Ultra Club on Main Street and appeared to target one person. The other four who were shot were bystanders, he said.

One of the people hurt was treated at the club. Three others were treated and released from a local hospital. The fifth shooting victim was a the hospital getting treatment, Crosby said. That victim’s condition was not released.

Dantzler should be considered armed and dangerous, police said. Dantzler is described as 5’10, 178 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Myrtle Beach Police Department at 843.918.1382.