Funeral taking place Monday for victim in Myrtle Beach Cook Out shooting

Funeral taking place Monday for victim in Myrtle Beach Cook Out shooting
Police say Albert "AJ" Soles Jr. was shot and killed early Friday morning at a Cook Out in Myrtle Beach.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – A funeral will take place Monday for the victim who died in Friday’s shooting at a Myrtle Beach Cook Out location.

Meanwhile, the suspect in that shooting remains in jail Monday morning after being denied bond.

Myrtle Beach police said 23-year-old Niko Williams is accused of shooting two people early Friday morning at the Cook Out restaurant off Kings Highway.

Williams is charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Albert “AJ” Soles Jr. died from injuries sustained in the shooting.

Arrest warrants show Williams got into a fight, and Soles and the other victim came up to intervene, leading the suspect to allegedly shoot them both.

A Myrtle Beach detective said multiple shots were fired and many people were around at the time.

A funeral service for Soles will begin Monday at 11 a.m., at the Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn, N.C.

According to an online obituary, Soles was a resident of Tabor City, N.C. He leaves behind his parents, and several siblings.

Copyright 2020 WMBF. All rights reserved.