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WATCH: Myrtle Beach Shooting Captured on Facebook Live

WARNING: Some may find the video below disturbing.

There were several shootings in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina over the weekend and one of them was caught on video and streamed on Facebook Live. Tourist Bubba Hinson filmed the scene from his hotel room, at first thinking it was just a mob delaying traffic. It suddenly turned tragic when one man pulled out a weapon and began firing. There were multiple injuries in the shooting and people were taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

“If you’re watching this, stay away from Fourth Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard,” Hinson is heard yelling in the video. “There’s multiple people been shot!” Hinson is also heard saying that it looked like an officer was down.

Hinson later told Myrtle Beach Online that he thought the people were dancing, which is why he began filming it. “Then, they started fighting. Then, they started shooting,” he said.

Police told Myrtle Beach Online that Myrtle Beach Police officers arrived at the scene t around 12:25 a.m. ET Sunday. Shortly before they arrived, a fight broke out and one individual took out a gun and began firing. He carjacked a vehicle and the suspect was apprehended. His identity wont be released until the arrest warrant is served.

Although Hinson is heard yelling that a police officer was down, Lt. Joey Crosby of Myrtle Beach Police Department told Myrtle Beach Online that a security officer was grazed in the leg and a patrol car was hit in the shooting. The security officer received medical attention at the scene and was not taken to a hospital.

The shooting was just one of four over the weekend police investigated and they are not believed to be related. At 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, a gunshot victim was found at Coastal Grand Mall. Just 10 minutes later, there was another reported shooting at the Crown Reef Motel, but no victims were reported there.

At 9:25 p.m. Sunday night, Crosby told Myrtle Beach Online that there was a reported shooting at the Dunes Village resort. When officers arrived at the scene, witnesses refused to talk to police. “Based on the limited information collected at the scene, officers believe this incident began as a verbal altercation and then shots were fired,” Crosby said of the fourth reported shooting of the weekend. “It is unknown if the shots were fired at someone or in the air.”

There is some local concern that shootings like these will damage Myrtle Beach’s reputation as a welcoming tourist town, especially since Hinson’s video has been seen over 4 million times. According to the city’s tourism site, tourism generates $7 billion a year for the area.

“We’re gonna send a message to do everything that’s humanly possible to stop this violence in our city,” Mayor John Rhodes told Myrtle Beach Online. “I’m sorry for our city that this happened.”

Hinson’s entire video remains on Facebook, but under a graphic violence warning. It has been seen over 4.1 million times and shared over 100,000 times.

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  2. Subhana Allah Mha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha I like It Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar but today don’t u hide the truth pigs (Isil)

      • I think John Mayor and Ashiraf Warner are Hillary Clinton !
        In the words of them both.
        I A-M J-O-H-N- mAyOr P-R-A-Y 2 J-E-S-U-S !
        Allahu akbar pigs now I must go see my goat.
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    • Allah Snackbar. When people start shooting back and actually fighting back against this crap, you’ll have nowhere to run to but your false faith. Do you think people will just sit back and continue to take this espaecially if all out war broke out? HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA I like your stupidity and ignorance and your feckless faith that you believe will stop a 357 or 50 cal round. Sure allah Snackbar.

    • If there’s blacks, go somewhere else, or call the police, even if you have to make something up to get them there. Blacks are determined to destroy everything they touch or go near.

  3. Nice shooting Tex, thank goodness you are so tough to carry a gun but no idea how it worked. Enjoy prison animal!

  4. I say it again. Why are blacks allowed to congregate anywhere? It has to stop. I don’t care if it’s racist, I don’t care if every black bigmouth fool starts screaming. I don’t care. Blacks have proven over and over again that they cannot be allowed to be out in the public where other people are. When a group of blacks are seen, the police must break them up, or just flatout throw them in jail. American blacks are the most uncivilized beings in the world. They have brought every negative thing that happens to them on themselves. Decent people should not have to put up with this garbage.

  5. Want the black problem solved? Don’t go where they are. When business starts to close up due to a lack of customers, the message will get heard. Cities need to do what must be done to get rid of blacks. Push them back to the cities they have already destroyed.

    • Exactly. This is one of many ways decent people are fighting back against this dindu nuffin sh!te despite the lib rhetoric and denial of the real problem. Animals like this will be dealt with one way or another. There are thousands of examples..see colin flaherty youtube. Most of these animals have IQs of 65 or less wait until you see the responses and you”ll understand.

  6. Mayor John Rhodes, you are the problem. You’re the mayor and you have to order the police to do what they need to do to get rid of these slugs. Throw civil rights into the ocean. And when do you mayors start worrying about the civil rights of the innocent people that have to dodge these lowlifes?

    • …actually I’d like to revise that to “I hope the bad things you’re wishing on people happens to you 100 times worse.

    • Exactly. You and millions of others agree. Sick lib policies are what leads to this kind of dindu violence. If the cops or politicians don’t do anything about this society will soon enough.

    • It strange. A week or so earlier the was another “bike week” of White people and no soothing and actually very little any crime occurred. Decent law abiding people are sick of this dindu sh!te and are taking matters into their own hands. Thank lib sjw policies for this crap. They need to open the camps and start rounding these apes with guns up and treating them exactly how they deserve to be treated. See Colin Flaherty youtube for thousands of examples.

    • Decent citizens and not so decent citizens with a conscience against this kind of dindu nuffin senseless sh!te are starting to do something about it despite all the rhetoric and useless lib policies and denial and LIES. These animals will be treated as such.

  7. This shooting by a black perpetrator and various other violent incidents which were not videoed happened during “black bike week” in the once beautiful and safe Myrtle Beach area. A week earlier there was a similar “bike week” by White bikers and no shootings and relatively any other crime occurred. The lib media will continue to bury their heads, live in denial and refuse to report what really happened and occurs thousands of other times across the U.S. every day and night. Colin Flaherty Youtube. This is not a racist statement just a fact pointed out by another person who refuses to listen to the lies and denial of the media and society about the real cause of this type of crime. Not addressing it and denying the truth only leads to more and more violent incidents. Banning guns is also not the answer.