(WBTW) – One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting at Flintlake Apartment Homes around 11 p.m., Thursday night.
Lt. Raul Denis says Horry County Police got a call saying a man was threatening his family. When the officer arrived, the situation was still active. Lt. Denis says the officer told the man to put down his weapon, but the man refused, and the shooting ensued.
According to Horry County Police Chief Saundra Rhodes the shooting suspect is dead, and Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler is at the scene.
The officer involved was not hurt.
SLED was called to investigate the incident.
According to Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler, the victim’s identity has not been released yet and an autopsy is scheduled for Friday morning.
Flintlake Apartment Homes is located off Arrowhead Boulevard, near Burcale Road.