UPDATE (December 20, 2021): During the investigation into the shooting death of Ol’Liek Dashawn Bonaparte, 23, on December 3, detectives identified Rashiid Wright, 32, as a suspect. Officers arrested Wright after a traffic stop on Friday, December 17. He was charged with murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The original press release and a previous update about this case are in the email chain below.

UPDATE (December 3, 2021): The victim, Ol’Liek Dashawn Bonaparte, 23, was transported to a hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. The investigation remains active and ongoing. No further details are available at this time.

SAVANNAH, GA (December 3, 2021):  The Savannah Police Department responded to a shooting in the area of West Congress Street and Jefferson Street.

A 23 year-old male was found with a life-threatening gunshot wound and was transported to a local hospital by ambulance. Preliminary information indicates that the shooting may be connected to an earlier altercation.

Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

Witness who have information are asked to contact police by calling the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020.  Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. CrimeStoppers tips can also be submitted online by visiting SavannahChathamCrimeStoppers.org and clicking “Submit Online Tip.”