Man shot, killed in Socastee

A man was shot and killed early Saturday morning in a Socastee mobile home park, but police haven't made any arrests.

According to the authorities, Sylvester Smart Jr., 28, was found at a home on Strand Drive in the Strand Mobile Home Park off Hwy. 544. Officers responded to the home around 2:00 a.m. after reports of gunshots.

When they arrived, the found Smart with a gunshot wound, and he was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Horry County Coroner Robert Edge said an autopsy is scheduled for Saturday afternoon.

Lt. Bob Carr said Horry County Police investigators are working the case, but have not identified a motive or suspects in the case.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.