Man seriously injured in West 36th Street shooting


Metro police are investigating a shooting on West 36th and Harden Streets that left a 41-year-old man with critical injuries.

Police responded to a ‘shots fired’ call around 10:53 a.m. and when they arrived, they found Grover Cleveland Watson, Jr., lying on the ground.

Police also discovered a white BMW sedan nearby, with the door open, on West 36th–between Harden and Florance Streets–near the location of the shooting.

The car is believed to be involved in the incident, however there was no driver in the car, said Lt. Harry Trawick.

The victim was shot at least one time, suffered life-threatening injuries, and was taken to Memorial Health.

Police have not identified the victim.

Detectives are in route.

No details yet on what may have led to the shooting, but News 3’s Darius Johnson is on the scene.


Anyone with information is urged to call the SCMPD tip line: (912)-525-3124 or you can call Crimestoppers, anonymously: (912)-234-2020

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