Three kids safe after Yamacraw shooting, Standoff

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Concern is high in one Savannah neighborhood after two shootings happened two days apart.

Police escorted a man away from a home near the intersection of Fahm and Bryan Streets.

And in another car, there was a second suspect who tried to escape before getting caught by police.

All of this is because one of the men is accused of shooting someone out in the open around 5:30 Thursday evening.

When police arrived they found a man who had been shot. That person was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries. Shortly before that, police caught one man running and received a little help from neighbors locating the other suspect.

“Thanks to the help from some citizens in the area they were able to identify the residence that the second suspect ran into,” Sonny Cohrs, a SCMPD Public Information Officer, said.

Police said the suspect picked the home at random and there were three kids inside.

After a 45-minute stand-off, the suspect ended up coming out of the home and the kids were not hurt, but some people remain concerned for their safety.

News 3 spoke with several people living in Yamacraw Village about the second shooting just this week.

Those neighbors said the violence has got to stop.

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