SAVANNAH, GA (September 9, 2015): Violent Crimes detectives of Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department are seeking information on a shooting this afternoon on Savannah’s Southside.
At 11:50 a.m. Metro responded to Memorial University Medical Center where Rashawn Byrd, 26, sought treatment for a gunshot wound. Byrd was shot minutes earlier at an apartment complex on the 8500 block of Waters Avenue. He arrived at MUMC in a privately owned vehicle in critical condition.
Investigators believe this to be a targeted shooting.
The suspect is described as a black male in his mid-20s, standing 5-9 to 5-10.
Anyone with information on this case should call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.
A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.