SCMPD investigating shooting in East Savannah, appears accidental

Courtesy: WSAV Photojournalist Chris Murray

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Police are investigating a shooting on the 1200 block East 55th and Cedar Streets in Savannah, which appears accidental.

According to Savannah-Chatham Metro Police, Karlk Kapers, 30 was found suffering from non-life threatening injuries. He was transported to the hospital for treatment.

All involved parties remained on scene and were cooperative during the investigation.

Investigators determined a physical altercation took place between Kapers and another subject. A gun was discharged during the altercation, injuring Kapers.

At this time, investigators say it appears the discharge was accidental.

Anyone with information can contact SCMPD tip line at (912) 525-3124.


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

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