SAVANNAH, GA (June 11, 2020) – Savannah Police Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a double shooting that resulted in one fatality yesterday evening.
Shortly before 7 p.m., officers responded to the 900 block of Staley Avenue on a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located a vehicle damaged from gunfire. Inside the vehicle was shooting victim Latanya Williams, 17, who sustained gunshot wounds. She was transported to the hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. A second victim, Akeem Williams, 27, was transported to the hospital by private vehicle before officers’ arrival. He received a minor injury and is in stable condition.
Detectives do not believe this is a random shooting and are continuing to investigate. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact detectives at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020.
Tips can also be submitted through a CrimeStoppers online tip portal at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=757. 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 http://www.savannahchathamcrimestoppers.org/About_Us.cfm.