SAVANNAH, GA (January 9, 2012): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a Savannah man just before noon today.


Larry Giles, 24, of an East 35th Street address was standing in front of a barber shop on Ash Street between 36th and 37th streets about 11:35 a.m. when a black male walked up and fired several shots at him.


Giles was transported to Memorial University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.


Police are sorting through reports of a car seen leaving the area around the time of the shooting to determine a clear description of it.


Patrol, violent crimes detectives and forensics officers converged on the scene and have begun collecting evidence. The investigation is continuing.


Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). In the body type, include “CStop2020” plus the tip. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.


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