SAVANNAH, GA (September 5, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Robbery Unit is investigating reports of a residential burglary and shooting on the 6800 block of Waters Avenue, that occurred on Sunday, Sept. 4 between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Metro officers responded after reports that an unknown male subject entered the dark home without the homeowner’s knowledge or consent. The subject reportedly sustained a bullet wound during an exchange of gunfire with the homeowner. The injured suspect fled in an unknown direction. The uninjured home owner also fled to safety, then notified police.

Circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation.

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.