Update: Victim’s name released in Oak Forest Drive homicide

The crime scene from the deadly shooting at La Roche Avenue and Oak Forest Drive in Savannah.


Savannah (SCMPD) – Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating a homicide that happened in the 2500 block of Oak Forest Drive just before 4:00 this morning.

Thirty-three-year-old Lenoxki Smith II was found dead suffering from a gunshot wound. The suspect left the scene prior to police arriving on the scene.

Detectives are working to determine the actual circumstances leading up to the shooting.


Savannah (WSAV) — Savannah-Chatham Metro Police confirm one person has died after an early morning shooting on La Roche Avenue and Oak Forest Drive.

SCMPD first tweeted about the incident around 4:45 a.m.

Dozens of police remain on scene. Officers are canvassing the area and it is still blocked off by yellow crime scene tape. Avoid the area, if at all possible.

No word yet on what events led up to the shooting, but WSAV has put a call into the public information officer. We will continue to bring you any updates.

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