SAVANNAH, GA (January 25, 2015) Violent Crimes detectives are sorting out the details in an early Sunday morning shooting that left one man with potentially serious injuries, a second with minor injuries and a third in custody.
Brendon Barlow, 27, was found in a black Toyota at Augusta Avenue and Tulip Street when Downtown Precinct Patrol officers responded to a shooting call at 5:19 a.m. He was transported for treatment of a gunshot wound.
A second victim, Eric Butts, 25, of a Harden Street address, was being interviewed at Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police headquarters when detectives determined he actually had been in the car and had received a gunshot wound as well. He was transported from headquarters for treatment.
Another male being interviewed was arrested when it was determined he had a warrant for probation violation and was transported to Chatham County Detention Center.
The investigation indicated the shooting took place when occupants of the Toyota and at least one other person began shooting at each other.
Anyone with information on the case 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.