Victim Killed Last Night During Surfside Beach Shooting is Identified

One person is dead following a shooting near Surfside Beach last night. The Horry County Police Department confirmed they received a call around 10 PM on Maddington Place Drive. Not many details were made available to the public other than the investigation remains ongoing. Law enforcement have said there is no longer a threat to the area. They reported one person is in custody but have not released their name at this time.

UPDATE: The victim has since been identified by Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler as 33-year-old Michael Pennington III. It’s reported Pennington died at the scene from a gunshot wound.