Metro Investigates La Roche Avenue Shooting
SAVANNAH, GA (December 28, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a shooting on the 5400 block of La Roche Avenue that injured Shawntavius Butler, 22, Tuesday, Dec. 27.
At approximately 11:30 p.m., Metro officers responded to a store on the 2000 block of Eisenhower Drive, where Butler sought help after being shot. Reportedly, Butler and a passenger were traveling in a vehicle in the area near La Roche Avenue and Derenne Avenue when an unknown suspect fired shots at the vehicle.
Butler was transported to Memorial Medical University Center with non-life threatening injuries.
The victim did not cooperate with police. Detectives do not believe this incident to be random and are working to determine the circumstances that led to this shooting.
Anyone with any additional information on this case is asked to contact detectives on the SCMPD tip line at (912) 525-3124.
Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.
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