John Aycoth Killed by Jacob Hancher

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Old Crime Scene Address:
400 14th Ave. South
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Officers were responding to a domestic call when shots were fired. Myrtle Beach Police Officer Jacob Hancher was killed in the shooting, as was the subject of the call. A second officer was also injured. Details as to what precipitated the killings were withheld by police.

Killer: Jacob Hancher

Agency: Myrtle Beach Police Department

Motive: Domestic Disturbance-no specific details

Confrontation Type: Domestic Disturbance

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: John Aycoth

Death Date: October 3, 2020

County: Horry

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 20

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Washington Post Database ID: 6205

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