SAVANNAH, GA (March 20, 2020) – Savannah Police Violent Crimes detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old man on Hagood Street this morning.

At around 2:15 a.m., officers responded to the 2000 block of Hagood Street in reference to a shots fired call. Upon arrival, officers located Cortez Aiken with a life-threatening gunshot wound. Aiken was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives are continuing to investigate this homicide. Anyone with information can contact detectives at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020.

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