Police checking wrecked car find someone dead from gunshot

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Police in Myrtle Beach say someone found dead in a shopping center parking lot appears to have been shot.

Authorities say a car crashed into the lot around 5 a.m. Saturday. When police checked on the vehicle, they found a dead person inside.

Police are still trying to figure out where and why the victim was shot.

The name of the person killed has not been released.