SCMPD investigating early Saturday morning shooting, 1 injured


Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives seek information on a shooting that injured a 15-year-old boy early Saturday morning.

At about 12:35 a.m., police met the teen at St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital. The teen arrived in a privately-owned vehicle and he was treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

The shooting occurred on Skidaway Road and East 36th Street. Detectives believe the victim was riding in a vehicle at that intersection when an unidentified male opened fire.  No other injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as black male with his hair styled in twists.

Anyone with information on this case should call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.


A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.

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