SAVANNAH, GA ( July 7, 2011) A man is in critical condition after being shot late Wednesday night.


Just before midnight officers were dispatched to Westlake Apartments located in the 1900 Block of Westlake Avenue on a report of a shooting. The victim was found suffering from a gunshot wound. Other subjects that were in the area reported hearing gun shots right after the victim, Anthony Joyner, 33, disappeared behind one of the buildings.  


Joyner Is  currently under a work release program with the Chatham County Detention Center.



EMS transported him to Memorial University Hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Violent Crimes Detectives, Forensics, and K-9 responded to the scene. A crime scene was identified and several shell casings were located.  This is an ongoing investigation.



Anyone with information 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.