SAVANNAH, GA (March 31, 2016): The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault that occurred at approximately 10:45 a.m., March 30, in the 100 block of East Broad Street.
The victim, a 27-year-old male, was walking through a courtyard in Fred Wessel Homes when an unknown male approached him and brandished a firearm. After the victim passed by, the suspect began firing shots.
The victim was able to flee to a safe location. Further investigation revealed damage from a stray bullet that struck an occupied Savannah College of Art and Design building in the 500 block of East Broughton Street. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.
The investigation is ongoing.
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.