Suspect sought for Lowcountry burglary that ended with homeowner getting shot

Suspect sought for Lowcountry burglary that ended with homeowner getting shot
The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is looking for 19-year-old Alexis Storm Flores who is wanted on charges of attempted murder and first-degree burglary. (Source: GCSO)

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Deputies are searching for a woman suspected in a burglary in Murrells Inlet that ended with the homeowner getting shot.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is looking for 19-year-old Alexis Storm Flores who is wanted on charges of attempted murder and first-degree burglary.

On Wednesday, deputies responded to a shooting on Lomax Court.

According to investigators, the victim had come home from work to eat lunch when he interrupted a burglary inside his house.

Deputies say the victim was shot in the stomach area and had an exit wound through the back. EMS took the victim to the hospital for treatment, an incident report states.

A witness who had also come home for lunch and lives in the building next to the victim told deputies he arrived home at approximately 2:55 p.m. and heard a gunshot when he stepped outside to smoke about five minutes later. He said he saw the victim's door open and three males run out to a white minivan with the doors open and a woman driver waiting.

The witness told deputies he recognized the driver, the report states.

“The investigation has uncovered the identity of at least one of the suspects so far; Alexis Flores, 19, of Murrells Inlet,” Georgetown County Sheriff’s spokesman Jason Leslie said.

Investigators say she was driving a white 2009 VW Routan minivan with SC Tag Number: MCV 842.

The victim's girlfriend arrived on the scene and walked through the home, telling deputies she noticed three handguns in her name were missing.

If you have any information you are asked to call 843-436-6058.

Investigators say she was driving a white 2009 VW Routan minivan with SC Tag Number: MCV 842.
Investigators say she was driving a white 2009 VW Routan minivan with SC Tag Number: MCV 842. (Source: GCSO)

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