SAVANNAH, GA (March 7, 2017) Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a shooting and a vehicle crash in West Savannah at the intersection of W. Bay Street and Graham Avenue on Monday, March 6, 2017 around 8:00 p.m.
The victims, Shawn Jivens, 37, and Nikolas Lipsey, 33, were driving in a red vehicle. Purportedly, the occupants of an unknown white or silver vehicle pulled in front of the victims and began shooting. Jivens and Lipsey attempted to flee the area but were involved in a traffic crash at Graham Avenue. The unknown vehicle stopped and fired several more shots.
Jivens and Lipsey were both shot and are listed in stable condition at an area hospital. The occupants of the other vehicle in the traffic crash were treated and released on the scene.
At this time in the investigations, detectives do not believe this was a random shooting.
Anyone with information on this case can call 911. A confidential tip line is also open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.
Anyone who wishes to provide information anonymously can call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. CrimeStoppers tipsters may qualify for a cash reward.