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The Horry County Police Department is investigating following a deadly shooting early Saturday morning near Loris.

One person was killed in the shooting, according to the agency’s Twitter account.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Chris Dontell identified the victim as 18-year-old Rashawn Smith of Tabor City, North Carolina, according to news partner WMBF.

The incident happened near S.C. 9 and Log Cabin Road. A tweet said the shooting was “traffic-related.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the HCPD at 843-915-8477.

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