SAVANNAH, GA (June 21, 2022): Savannah Police arrested a 32-year-old woman in connection to a domestic-related shooting on W. 47th Street this morning.
Around 1 a.m. officers responded to the 800 block of W. 47th Street and discovered a 61-year-old man suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital for treatment.
Soon after officers responded to Mills B. Lane Boulevard at Edwin Street for a crash involving a pedestrian.
Upon further investigation, detectives determined that the pedestrian was the suspect from the shooting on W. 47th Street. The investigation determined that Whitney Rivers walked into traffic in front of an oncoming vehicle, resulting in her being struck. She was transported to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
After receiving medical treatment, Rivers was transported to Chatham County jail on charges of aggravated assault-DVA and aggravated battery-DVA.