SAVANNAH, GA (January 18, 2015) Metro Police are investigating three shootings that left four injured Monday, including one that was fatal and a second in which the victim was arrested on other charges.
One man died after he was shot in front of an apartment on the 1900 block of East 51st street about 7 p.m. His name has not been released by investigators.
Earlier, about 2:30 p.m., Rakeem Wright, 24, reported he was talking to some women on the first block of West 62nd Street when he was shot by someone in a passing car. He provided false information to Central Precinct officers who discovered 10 outstanding warrants against him. A second victim, Regeria Lynch, 19, arrived at a hospital hours later for treatment of her wound. Neither injury was believed to be life-threatening.
Just after midnight Sunday, Aaron Wurtsbaugh, 45, arrived at St. Joseph’s Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to his arm. He reported he was delivering pizza at an apartment complex on the 12000 block of Middleground Road when a masked male attempted to rob him and fired at his car as he sped away.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.
A Tip Line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124 and most area clergy have agreed to serve as liaisons for anyone who would like to share information with police anonymously.