UPDATE: The decedent in this case has been identified as Joshua Thomas, 22. Detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Violent Crimes Unit tip line at  (912) 525-3124.

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SAVANNAH, GA (June 14, 2018) – Savannah Police Violent Crimes Unit is investigating a fatal shooting that took place on Tuten Avenue today.

Officers responded to Tuten Avenue between W. Bay and Hudson streets at around 2:20 p.m. on reports of a shooting. Once on scene, officers located an adult black male suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to the hospital in serious condition. He succumbed to those injuries shortly after.

Violent Crimes detectives are investigating this homicide. Detectives do not believe this is random. The identity of the deceased will be released once next of kin is notified.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Violent Crimes Unit tip line at  (912) 525-3124. Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward