SAVANNAH, GA (February 16, 2022) – Savannah Police detectives are investigating a Feb. 12 shooting that resulted in the death of a 15-year-old victim.

Around 7:20 p.m. Feb. 12 officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 1100 block of E. 54th Street and discovered Burnell Scott suffering with gunshot wounds.

Scott was transported to Memorial Medical Center for treatment of life-threatening injuries. On Feb. 15, he died as a result of his injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information on the incident should call 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 and clicking “Submit Online Tip.”