SAVANNAH, GA (July 21, 2017) – Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police’s detectives are investigating the shooting of Karl Kapers, 30, on July 21 in the 1200 block of East 55th Street.

At about 10:00 a.m., officers responded to the area and found Kapers suffering from non-life-threatening injuries. He was transported to the hospital for treatment.

All involved parties remained on scene and were cooperative during this investigation.

Investigators determined a physical altercation took place between Kapers and another subject on scene. During the altercation, a gun was discharged, injuring Kapers. At this time, it appears the discharge was accidental.

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.