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Another Gunman Shooting in US Captured on Facebook Live

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Updated: June 19, 2017, 2:48 PM IST
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Another Gunman Shooting in US Captured on Facebook Live
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Police was rushed to a US vacation resort after a bystander live streamed a shooting incident on Facebook Live in which several people were injured.

The injured were being treated at South Carolina hospitals after a gunman opened fire at Myrtle Beach, CBS News reported on Sunday.

According to Myrtle Beach Police, a fight broke out and one of the belligerents pulled a gun and fired.

Meanwhile, a bystander live streamed the incident that alerted the police.

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An armed security officer fired at the gunman but he carjacked a vehicle and got away from the scene. The police later arrested the attacker.

"Footage of the violent incident remained online as of Sunday afternoon. A representative for Facebook did not immediately respond to CBS News' request for comment," the rpeort added.

There have been several cases of live streaming shooting incidents on Facebook in the recent past.

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First Published: June 19, 2017, 2:48 PM IST
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