Man taken to hospital following hours-long standoff


HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A standoff ended with a subject in custody late Sunday night in Horry County.

Horry County Police were called to a home off of Highway 348 around 9 p.m. Sunday, according to a tweet by the department.

The male subject surrendered to negotiators around 11:45 p.m. and was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

HAPPENING NOW: We are on scene for a barricaded male in the area of Hwy 348. No further details at this time. Stay tuned!

— Horry County PD (@horrycountypd) July 24, 2017

Barricaded male subject has SURRENDERED. Being transported to local hospital for evaluation. Officers working to clear the scene.

— Horry County PD (@horrycountypd) July 24, 2017

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