SAVANNAH, GA (January 26, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a shooting at Fred Wessels Homes on the 600 block of East Liberty Street, that injured Jamarlin Latson,18, at about 7:41 p.m. Monday.
Metro responded to the scene, finding Latson with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Latson was transported by ambulance to Memorial University Medical Center for care.
Latson was reportedly inside of his apartment when he was struck by a bullet fired outside of the unit. A 24-year-old female and a 5-year-old female also were inside of the apartment during the incident.
Investigators are now searching for a gray Pontiac sedan. The Pontiac is believed to have fled heading east on Wheaton Street at a high rate of speed after the shooting. Detectives ask the public’s help in identifying suspects.
This shooting remains under investigation. 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.