SAVANNAH, GA (November 24, 2020) – Savannah Police are investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of a 36-year-old male yesterday evening.

At around 11 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of W. Gwinnett Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on a report of a crash in that area. Upon arrival, they located the wrecked vehicle and the driver, Kareem Smalls, who was found to have serious shooting injuries. Emergency medical services personnel transported him to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives determined that the shooting that injured Smalls occurred in the 600 block of Draper Street. The shooting caused Smalls to flee the area, which resulted in the wreck. Detectives are investigating this case as a homicide.

Anyone with information on this case should call SPD’s Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted through a CrimeStoppers online tip portal at Tipsters may qualify for a reward up to $2,500, depending on the severity of the crime. More information on the process of submitting a tip and how rewards are processed can be viewed at