SAVANNAH, GA (October 22, 2017) – Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred at McDonald’s in the 13100 block of Abercorn Street on October 21.
At about 10:50 p.m., officers responded to the area and found George Akins Jr., 15, suffering from life-threatening injuries. A second 15-year-old male was also injured in the shooting, and was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Akins succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
The circumstances leading up to this incident are still under investigation. At this time, the shooting does not appear random.
Anyone with information on this case should contact the SCMPD 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.