SAVANNAH, GA (October 17, 2011): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating the death of a 26-year-old Savannah man who was found in his wrecked car with gunshot wounds Monday morning.


Rashaun Bernard Howard of the 1300 block of Abercorn Street was found on Bulloch Street between West Victory Drive and West 42nd Street about 4:45 a.m. after residents in the area reported hearing a crash.


Responding Central Precinct patrol officers found his car had run into one parked on Bulloch and discovered Howard had been shot. He was transported to Memorial University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead shortly after.


Patrol and SCMPD homicide detectives canvassed the area attempting to determine where the shooting took place. The westbound lanes of Victory Drive were closed for the investigation for about an hour.


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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