SAVANNAH, GA (December 12, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives are investigating an armed robbery attempt and shooting that claimed the life of one man, Dec. 11.
At approximately 6:23 p.m., Metro responded to the Spanish Villas Apartment complex for reports of a shooting. Reportedly, an adult male victim was exiting his vehicle when an armed suspect attempted to rob him. An exchange of gunfire ensued between the two.
The suspect, Gary Brinson, 28, was pronounced deceased on scene. The victim was transported to Memorial University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
Investigators are working to determine if this incident was targeted.
Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact detectives directly on the SCMPD tip line at (912)-535-3124.
Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.