Suspect in custody after ‘active shooting’ incident near Conway; ‘fully-involved’ structure fire under control

Crime & Safety

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A suspect wanted in connection with an “active shooting investigation” was taken into custody, according to Horry County police.

Terry Brady was wanted in connection with the incident in the area of Fox Hollow Road and Highway 544 near Conway, according to police. He was considered armed and dangerous.

Police were called to the area for a domestic violence incident at about 12:13 p.m. in which shots were fired.

One person was injured, according to Horry County Fire Rescue, but they couldn’t say how.

Horry County Fire Rescue responded to a “fully-involved structure fire” related to the incident at the same address the original domestic violence call originated. The fire is now under control, according to HCFR.

The community was asked to shelter in place in the immediate area while crews searched for Brady. SLED assisted in the search with a helicopter.

Coastal Carolina University also asked anyone in the area to remain indoors.

Residents in the area were being allowed back into their homes at about 6 p.m., according to police. Those on Miles Standish Court and William Bradford Place will not be allowed back at this time as the roads are still closed for investigation.

News13 has also learned Brady previously escaped from a prison in Oklahoma.

No other information was immediately available.

Count on News13 for updates to this developing story.

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