SAVANNAH, GA (September 6, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives have launched an investigation into a shooting on Dieter and 33rd streets on Monday, Sept. 5.

Metro responded to the scene at about 9 p.m., after reports of shots fired into a vehicle with multiple occupants and striking one male. Minutes later, Metro was advised that the victim, identified as Joseph Wright, 20, had been driven to Memorial University Medical Center with serious injuries.

Reportedly, at least one male suspect fired into the vehicle during a robbery attempt. The suspect then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

Events leading up to these shootings 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.

 

**Prepared by Eunicia Baker