Man Killed in Officer Involved Shooting in Horry County Identified

Another update on the officer involved shooting in Horry County that happened over the weekend. The man killed during the shooting has been identified by Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler as 22 year old Tristan Vereen of Longs. According to Fowler, Vereen died on September 11th around 5 p.m. at the Grand Strand Medical Center as a result of a gunshot wound sustained after a confrontation during a traffic stop. According to the S.C. Department of Public Safety, Master Trooper W.B. Benton was also injured during the incident.