SAVANNAH, GA (November 8, 2017) – Metro detectives are actively investigating a shooting that injured a 12-year-old boy on Nov. 7.

Officers responded to Church and Delyon streets about 5:30 p.m. and discovered the victim with a gunshot wound. An investigation revealed a black male fired shots at a vehicle that pulled up next to him near Church and Delyon streets. Someone in the vehicle returned fire. A 12-year-old boy who was in the nearby area ran away while holding a 3-year-old. He was struck by gunfire while running. The child he was carrying was not injured. The boy was transported to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information should contact police immediately. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call 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.