SAVANNAH, GA (August 10, 2015): Violent Crimes detectives of Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department are investigating a reported robbery attempt and shooting of a Jacksonville woman early this morning in her hotel room on Savannah’s south side.
The shooting occurred at the Econolodge on the 7500 block of Abercorn Street at approximately 2 a.m. The 35-year-old who works as an escort, allowed a male subject into her hotel room. Before exiting, the suspect pulled a gun from his pocket and demanded cash. The victim produced no money and was shot before the suspect fled. She sustained non-life threatening injures.
Just after 10 a.m. SCMPD responded to St. Joseph’s Hospital where the victim sought treatment.
The suspect is described as a black male standing about 5-6, with a small afro haircut. He may be driving a white Dodge Magnum with a paper tag.
Anyone with information on this case should 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 confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.