SAVANNAH, GA (January 18, 2017): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating a shooting of a 15-year-old male on Tuesday, Jan. 17 on East 31st Street near Dieter Street.
At about 10:15 p.m. Metro officers responded to the 1500 block of East 33rd Street, finding the teen with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Memorial University Medical Center for care.
Reportedly, the teen was injured when shots were fired from a vehicle as he walked on along Dieter Street near West 31st Street.
Detectives are working to determine actual circumstances leading up to the shooting and believe risky behavior involving the teen and suspected shooters to be a factor. Investigators also believe the victim and suspect are acquainted.
Anyone with information on this case 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.