Man wanted for Attempted Murder

Akeem Maurice Hamilton

Akeem Maurice Hamilton, 27, is wanted by Myrtle Beach police in connection with a shooting that happened at an apartment on 8th Avenue South Friday.

Police arrived at the apartment to find a man bleeding from his left leg from a gunshot wound. He told police he was attacked by two men as he entered the apartment. When he didn't give them money, he said one of the men shot him in the leg, according to the incident report.

Hamilton is wanted for Burglary 1st Degree, Armed Robbery & Attempted Murder.

He drives a dark, possibly green, Ford Explorer with SC Tag IHB372, does not live where the vehicle is registered, and has many non-working phone numbers, police said.

Hamilton is a known gang member and should not be approached, according to a news release from the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

If you know where he is, you're asked to contact Det. Michael Quinn at 918-1910 or the on-duty Detective or you can call (843)-918-1382 and use reference report number 14-001664.