Update: Further evidence suggests that this incident stemmed from an attempted armed robbery.

Police are asking anyone with any information to step forward.



SAVANNAH, GA (September 26, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a shooting that injured a man at approximately 4 a.m., Sep. 26.

Metro responded to a gas station in the 2000 block of Skidaway Road finding Dileep Madappallil, 37, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Memorial University Medical Center with serious injuries.

Detectives believe the suspect was a black male suspect with short hair. He wore a black shirt and a purple mask on his face during the incident.

Anyone with information about this case should contact the SCMPD tip line by dialing (912) 525-3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.