SAVANNAH, GA (July 15, 2022): Savannah Police detectives are investigating an accidental shooting that resulted in injuries to a 17-year-old on Kline Street early this morning.

Officers responded to the 500 block of Kline Street around 4:30 a.m. and discovered the 17-year-old male victim suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital for treatment. Upon further investigation, detectives determined that victim and another 17-year-old were handling the firearm in the residence when the gun was accidentally fired, striking the victim.

Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this shooting.

Anyone with information on this incident or any other violent crime should contact the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tips can also be submitted through a CrimeStoppers online tip portal at Tipsters may qualify for a reward of up to $2,500, depending on the severity of the crime.