Victim Identified in Fatal Christmas Shooting

SAVANNAH, GA – Metro police are investigating a fatal shooting and car crash in Savannah’s midtown area Christmas evening.

Police say they responded to a call of a shooting just before 8 p.m. and when they arrived on scene found 53-year-old Randy Hooks dead in a pick up truck.

Their preliminary investigation also showed that the pick-up truck collided with two vehicles and a tree before stopping on East 40th and East Broad streets.

An adult female occupant of one of the wrecked vehicles reported minor injuries at the scene, but refused medical treatment.

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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