SAVANNAH, GA (January 6, 2015): Violent Crimes detectives from the Savannah-Chatham metropolitan Police Department are investigating two shootings that were reported Monday night.
Shortly after 11 p.m., Downtown Precinct Patrol officers responded to a shots fired call at Draper and Morris Brown streets near Kayton Homes apartments where they found evidence of multiple shots fired.
Shortly after, they were called to Googe Street, about 10 blocks away, where they found a car with multiple bullet holes and Malik Claxton, 19, with a superficial wound to his head. He was transported to Memorial University Medical Center for treatment.
At 10:29 p.m., Southside Precinct Patrol officers were called to the 1100 block of Mohawk Street where they found Raymourn Brown, 20, of 821 Granite Lane with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his arm. He was transported to Memorial University Medical Center for treatment.
Police have received conflicting accounts of the shooting.
Investigations into both shootings continue. 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.