SAVANNAH, GA (May 29, 2015): Violent Crimes detectives are piecing together information in the shooting Thursday night of a 27-year-old Savannah man in what initially appears to be a domestic confrontation.
Downtown Precinct patrol officers responded to a ShotSpotter call on the 1200 block of Comer Street in west Savannah at 10:42 p.m. to find shell casings in the street and bullet damage to a vehicle and a residence. Soon after, Marion Bernard Johnston arrived at a hospital with a serious but non-life threatening gunshot wound.
Different versions of the incident were reported by as many witnesses and participants, but detectives are investigating reports that the incident stemmed from a domestic situation.
The investigation is continuing. 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.