Savannah homeowner shoots burglar Sunday night

Armed Robbery

SAVANNAH, Ga. – SCMPD’s Robbery Unit is investigating a burglary turned shootout on Waters Avenue Sunday night.

It happened in the 6800 block between 10 and 11pm.  Investigators say an unknown man broke into a home there.

Police say the homeowner and the burglar exchanged gunfire and the burglar was hit before running off.

The homeowner was not injured in the exchange.

Circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation.

Anyone with information about this case should contact the SCMPD tip line by dialing (912) 525-3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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