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Drive-by murder weapon sought

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By Staff Brunswick Beacon

Two men have been charged with the drive-by shooting death of a 28-year-old Calabash man, but sheriff’s detectives are still searching for the murder weapon.

Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Sam Davis said detectives are still searching for an SKS-type assault weapon, or an AK-47, they say was used in the May 8 drive-by shooting.

Davis said James Allen Murdock died from a single gunshot wound to the abdomen, though 20-30 shots were fired from an AK-47.

“We just need some help finding it,” Davis said of the murder weapon.


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