SAVANNAH, GA (December 11, 2012) The 19-year-old man critically injured when a gun being handled by several men on West 53rd Street Friday has died of his injuries.

 Rashamel Howard was transported to Memorial University Medical Center after the 10:51 a.m. shooting in the first block of West 53rd Street. Howard lived on the same block.

 Violent Crimes investigators said he was in the carport of a residence with other men who were handling a gun when it discharged. 

 Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are continuing to investigate the shooting.

 Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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