Horry County Police: woman shot and killed in Little River

Charles Eddie Smith, 66, is being held in the J. Reuben Long Detention Center, after Horry County police say he shot a woman around 12:30 this morning at a home on Lincoln Heights Road in Little River.

Melissa Ann Scott, 40, died of a gunshot wound to the chest at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, according to Horry County Coroner Robert Edge.

Scott and Smith were arguing, when police say Smith shot Scott.

Smith called police and waited for officers to arrive. When they did, they placed Smith under arrest.

He is charged with Murder.