SAVANNAH, GA (August 5, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a shooting that injured Lavonte Jones, 25, Aug. 5 at approximately 11:45 a.m.
Metro responded to the 1900 block of West Lake Avenue to find Jones suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Reportedly, Jones and an unknown suspect had a brief alteration before shots were fired. Jones was transported to a local hospital and treated for his injuries.
Investigators believe the victim and suspect are known to each other. Detectives are working to determine the events that led to this incident and to identify any suspects. Jones refused to cooperate with investigators.
Anyone with information about 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.