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Two Arrested from Saturday Night’s Oceanfront Hotel Shooting




The Myrtle Beach Police Department posted a release stating two were arrested in connection with the shooting that occurred Saturday night at the Ocean Crest Inn & Suites along Ocean Boulevard. MBPD is looking for another.

A rash of October shootings have plagued the downtown streets.

Melvin Neville, 24, is wanted for attempted murder, armed robbery, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a deadly crime.

Jamario Lenard Stevenson, 22, of Florence is charged with manufacturing or distributing crack cocaine, one count of manufacturing or distributing methamphetamine, one count of trafficking heroin and simple possession of marijuana.

Alik Shalum Johnson, 24, of Conway is charged with one count of unlawful carrying of a pistol, one unlawful possession of a weapon, one count of manufacturing or distribution of methamphetamine, one count of manufacturing or distributing of crack cocaine, one count of possession of crack cocaine, one count of possession of cocaine, two counts of possession of heroin, one count of possession of MDMA and one count of simple possession of marijuana.


Several of the above charges were outstanding warrants from earlier cases. MBPD continues to investigate the case.



David Hucks is a 12th generation descendant of the area we now call Myrtle Beach, S.C. David attended Coastal Carolina University and like most of his family, has never left the area. David is the lead journalist at

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