Suspect involved in standoff with Horry County Police

A standoff between Horry County police and a man on Coastline Court this morning has ended.

The scene is off U.S. 17 Bypass near the Garden City Connector and off Wood Thrush Drive.

Horry County police Lt. Robert Kegler said they were negotiating with a man after receiving a call that he was holding a woman hostage.


arrived around midnight and

tried to make contact with the man all morning, according to Kegler. They made contact after 9 a.m.

He said both the man and a woman came out of the house around that time.

The suspect is now in custody, according to Kegler. We'll post more details as we get them.