SAVANNAH, GA (March 16, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s violent crimes detectives responded to Candler Hospital at approximately 1:30 p.m., March 16, to investigate the shooting of a Savannah teen.
Kishonna Maxwell, 17, was walking with her friend, Christasia Lawrence, 17 near the intersection of Florida Avenue and Ohio Avenue. Both teens reported that they were shot at by a suspect from a black car. After Maxwell received non-life threatening injuries, she drove herself to the hospital.
Upon further investigation, detectives learned Maxwell was accidentally shot by Lawrence at Florida and Ohio. The weapon was recovered by detectives in the 2100 block of Florida Avenue.
Charges are pending for this ongoing investigation.
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