Shooting reported, SCMPD investigates

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Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating reports of a shooting behind a gas station on the 14000 block of Abercorn Street Saturday morning.

At about 5:15 a.m. Metro officers responded to St. Joseph’s Hospital where Lorenzo Trey Austin, 23, was treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Austin was reportedly shot by an unknown suspect at the gas station. Preliminary investigation reveals no evidence of a shooting occurring at the reported location. Detectives continue to investigate circumstances surrounding this case.

Anyone with information on this case should contact investigators at 912-651-6728 or through 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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