Woman killed in Murrells Inlet domestic shooting

Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center
Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center

MURRELLS INLET, SC (WMBF) - One person is dead following a shooting that occurred late Saturday night on East Surfwind Drive.

According to Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler, 53-year-old Sheryl Gillespie of the Garden City area was shot just before midnight Saturday and died on the scene from that injury. Police arrived on the scene just after midnight.

Lt. Kevin Duke with the Horry County Police Department reported that 59-year-old Gary Allan Gillespie, whose street address is that of the incident, has been arrested transported to J. Reuben Long Detention Center.  He has been charged with murder with no bail set.

Lt. Duke also said two others were arrested at the scene on charges unrelated to the woman's death.

The incident is still under investigation.

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