Arrest made in Carolina Forest apartment shooting
Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:45:57 GMT —
One man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with a deadly shooting that took place over the weekend at an apartment complex in Carolina Forest.
According to a release from Horry County police, Delshawn Anthony Davis, 29, of Conway, turned himself in on Tuesday and has been charged with murder.
Davis is currently in custody at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center.
The victim in the shooting was Antonio Dexter Smith, 26, of Myrtle Beach, according to a police report.
Horry County Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard said Smith died at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center from multiple gun shot wounds.
According to a police report released Monday, an officer arrived on scene Saturday afternoon at Canterbury Apartments in Carolina Forest after reports of shots fired and at least one possible victim.
The officer saw a gold Ford Expedition that had crashed into a silver Toyota Corolla in the parking lot. He walked around the car and saw a large crowd around a man who was lying on the ground next to the Expedition with gunshot wounds to his chest, stomach and arms, the report said.
Witnesses said they heard 4 to 6 gunshots fired and had seen a black Chrysler 300 speed off after the shots were fired.
Five shell casings were found and taken as evidence.
The release from Horry County police said that the case remains active and additional arrests are possible.