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Murder suspect in custody after shooting at Myrtle Beach motel

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

YRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A murder suspect has been detained without incident after a male victim was shot to death inside a room at the Wave Rider Resort in Myrtle Beach, authorities confirmed.

Robert Carl Ware was located off Pridgeon Road and detained by police, according to Captain David Knipes with Myrtle Beach Police. He had a gun on him at the time.

A male victim was shot to death inside a room at the Wave Rider Resort, located at 16th Avenue South. The coroner is expected to release the victim's name in the next few hours.

WMBF News Reporter Mandy Noell is on scene and is gathering information and interviews.

Ware was taken to Myrtle Beach Jail, and there is no date for a bond hearing at this time.

The Wave Rider Resort is the same location where a man and woman were injured in a shooting during Memorial Weekend this year. That was just 1 of 8 reported shootings during the holiday weekend.

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