SAVANNAH, GA (September 10, 2017) – Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1400 block of East 40th Street on September 9.

At about 10:45 p.m., officers responded to the area and found Malik McFarland, 17, suffering from non-life-threatening injuries.

At this time, detectives believe the shooting occurred during an altercation between McFarland and a subject known to him. The circumstances leading up to this incident are still under investigation.

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.