UPDATE: One Dead, One Recovering After Montgomery Street Shooting


SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – One man is dead, the other is recovering after a shooting on Montgomery street Friday night.

SCMPD investigators responded to the Marathon Gas station on the 1800 block of Montgomery street at about 8:15 p.m. and found Jerald Allen, 36, and Rashiid Wright, 26, both suffering from gunshot wounds.

The men were transported to Memorial University Medical Center where Allen died from his injuries.  Wright’s injuries are non-life-threatening.

Suspect information and circumstances leading up to the shooting remain under investigation.

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.


Around 8:45 p.m. a shooting occurred at the Marathon Gas Station on Montgomery at the cross street of W 34th in Savannah. Two males were shot, one in serious condition and one with non-life threatening injuries. Both were transported to Memorial Hospital. The suspect is unknown at the moment. NEWS 3 is on the scene and will have more information when it becomes available to us.

Road Closures:

Montgomery between 33rd and 35th

Kline between Montgomery and MLK

34th between Montgomery and Jefferson

Drivers should avoid this route if possible.





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