UPDATE: Savannah Police detectives, working throughout the night, determined that an altercation ensued between parties known to each other. The disagreement resulted in a physical altercation that involved Joshua DeMuro, 26, and Kevin Gilman, 33. During the altercation, DeMuro fatally shot Gilman. Gilman was pronounced deceased on scene.
DeMuro has been charged with murder and transported to CCDC. This investigation is still ongoing.
SAVANNAH, GA (March 19, 2018) – Savannah Police Department detectives are investigating a shooting that fatally injured an adult male yesterday evening.
At approximately 9:30 p.m. yesterday, officers responded to the 8700 block of Hurst Avenue in reference to a shooting and located a male deceased with apparent gunshot wounds.
Violent Crimes detectives are investigating this incident as a homicide. This shooting does not appear to be random. The circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation.
The name will be released once next of kin is notified.
Anyone with information about this case should contact the SPD tip line by dialing (912) 525-3124. Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.