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Teen arrested in fatal Myrtle Beach shooting

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (AP) - Police have arrested a teen in the shooting death of a Myrtle Beach man.

Police said in a news release that 18-year-old Kendrix Corbitt was taken into custody Saturday and charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Authorities say Corbitt shot and killed 21-year-old Damian Pickett, whose body was found in a Myrtle Beach yard across from a park early Friday morning.

Police have not released a motive for the shooting.

Corbitt was in jail awaiting a bond hearing. It wasn't immediately clear if he had an attorney.

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