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Myrtle Beach homeowner shoots at burglary suspect, police say

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The Myrtle Beach Police Department is investigating after a homeowner in Myrtle Beach shot at a burglary suspect Monday morning.

Police responded to a home on Beach Drive around 5:30 a.m. to reports of a burglary, according to a report.

Officers spoke with the victim that said the suspect, who is listed as 15, was last seen heading southbound on Beach Drive when he fired his revolver-style pistol while he was outside.

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The victim told police he does not believe he hit the suspect and there was no blood trail that indicates the suspect was hit.

After doing a security sweep outside of the home, police determined there were no other suspects on the scene.

The victim provided officers with video footage and consent to search the home.

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Investigations are ongoing.

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