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Woman dies weeks after being shot near Myrtle Beach resort

ByJean A. Francis

Mar 21, 2022

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A woman who was shot weeks ago near a hotel in Myrtle Beach has died, according to the Horry County Coroner’s Office.

Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden said Rhonda Harris, 38, of Lancaster, SC died Friday after being hospitalized since March 1.

Myrtle Beach police have already arrested Lashawn Jarrett, 37, of Monroe, North Carolina, in the case.

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Police say Jarrett was involved in an altercation with Harris inside their vehicle, which was parked near the Seaglass Tower Resort unloading/parking bay along Ocean Boulevard.

Investigators said Jarrett fired multiple bullets during the incident and shot Harris.

Jarrett was also taken to hospital with injuries, but has since been released and is currently being held at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center without bail.

McSpadden said that case is now considered a homicide.

Jarrett had previously faced multiple charges in the case, including attempted murder. WMBF News has contacted the Myrtle Beach Police Department to see if these charges will be improved.

WMBF News will bring you updates on this developing story as they hit our newsroom.

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