UPDATE: The victim of the Sept. 3 homicide on the 1200 block of East Bolton Street has been identified as Troy Antwan Black, 35.
SAVANNAH, GA (September 4, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives are investigating two Sept. 3 shootings that occurred on East Bolton Street, including one fatality.
At about 10 p.m. Metro officers responded to reports of shots fired near Ash and Anderson streets. After reports of a gunshot victim nearby on the 1300 block of East Bolton Street, officers searched the area ultimately locating shooting victim Antonio Jackson, 35, in a vehicle on Ash and Anderson. Officers waited with Jackson until EMS arrived, taking him to Memorial University Medical Center for care of non-life-threatening injuries.
Reportedly, Jackson was walking east on Bolton Street when he was shot by an unknown suspect. Circumstances surrounding this shooting remain under investigation.
While investigating the first case, Metro officers were advised of a second shooting victim located at a residence on the 1200 block of East Bolton Street. Responding officers arrived finding a deceased adult male. The victim’s identity remains undetermined.
Detectives are working to identify suspects in this case. This shooting does not appear to be random.
Anyone with information about these cases should contact the SCMPD tip line by dialing (912) 525-3124.
Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.