SAVANNAH, GA (March 23, 2023) – Savannah Police detectives have arrested a woman who shot another woman on March 12 near Jefferson and Congress streets.
SPD officers were working in the downtown area around 3:40 a.m. March 12 when they heard shots being fired. They quickly responded to Jefferson and Congress streets and located Gabrielle Carter, 24, of Beaufort, suffering from gunshot wounds. She was transported to Memorial Medical Center for treatment of life threatening injuries.
Through the investigation, detectives identified the suspect as Christasia Emonie Lawrence, 24, of Savannah. Lawrence was booked into the Chatham County jail on March 22 on charges of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
The investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information on this incident or any other violent crime is asked to call the Violent Crimes Tip Line at 912-525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through a CrimeStoppers online tip portal at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=757. Tipsters may qualify for a reward of up to $2,500, depending on the severity of the crime.