SAVANNAH, GA (June 12, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred near the area of Washington Drive and Central Avenue at approximately 10:50 p.m. on June 11.
Reportedly, Jamal Ruth, 18 and two teen occupants were traveling in a vehicle in the area when shots were fired from an unknown direction. Shortly after, Metro responded to Candler Hospital where Ruth arrived via personal vehicle seeking care for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.
Investigators received conflicting stories, but are actively investigating to determine the actual events that led to this incident.
Anyone with any information on this case should contact the SCMPD. You can call 911 or the SCMPD tip line. The tip line is open directly to investigators 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.