Saturday morning’s shooting victim identified

Man injured in West 45th Street shooting.

Savannah, GA (WSAV) – UPDATE: Police have identified the victim in Saturday’s early morning shooting.

29-year-old Deangelo Smith walked up to the Island Breeze restaurant with a gunshot wound.

Officers say the actual shooting took place nearby on the 300 block of West 45th Street.

Smith was transported to Memorial University Medical Center with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information 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.


One person was injured in an early morning shooting Saturday on West 45th Street. Savannah-Metro Police tell News 3 an older black male ran to the Island Breeze restaurant after being shot in the 300 block of West 45th.

It happened around 3 am. The victim was transported to the hospital with serious injuries and SCMPD continued investigating at the scene throughout the morning.

No details have been released about a possible suspect.

This post will be updated as more information comes in.

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