GCSO searching for suspect in Murrells Inlet shooting

Georgetown County News

MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (WCBD) – Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) is investigating a Wednesday afternoon shooting on Lomax Court in Murrells Inlet.

An update from GCSO revealed that the victim came home from work for lunch and “interrupted a burglary in progress at his residence.” The victim and one of the burglars got into an altercation, and the victim was shot in the torso. He was transported to a nearby hospital, and the suspects fled the scene.

Investigators have identified one suspect: Alexis Storm Flores (19) of Murrells Inlet. Flores is described as a white female with brown hair and brown eyes, standing 5’11” and weighing 240 pounds. She was driving a white 2009 VW Routan minivan with SC Tag # MCV 842.

Flores is wanted for attempted murder and first degree burglary.

Anyone with information should call GCSO at (843) 546-5102 or Investigator Hank Carrison at (843) 436-6058.

This story has been updated to reflect additional details on the suspect.

This is a developing story. We will continue to provide updates and they become available.

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