SAVANNAH, GA (February 27, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes investigators are working to determine the events leading up to a shooting on the 2300 block of East 39th Street at about 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27.
Metro responded to the scene after multiple reports of discharging firearms. Officers found Benjamin Ellison, 53, suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Ellison was transported to Memorial University Medical Center for care.
Investigators believe Ellison was inside of his house when shots were fired from an unknown source outside of the residence. One minor was inside of the house during the shooting. No other injuries were reported.
Detectives ask the public’s help in identifying any suspects. This shooting remains under investigation.
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.