Update: Further investigation has revealed this incident to be accidental. Jackson is in stable condition.

Metro continues to investigate.


SAVANNAH, GA (December 10, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crime detectives are investigating a shooting that reportedly occurred near Emory Drive and Jan Street, Dec. 10.

Metro responded to the scene at approximately 2 p.m. after Cedric Jackson, 20, arrived at Memorial University Medical Center seeking care for a gunshot wound. Reportedly, Jackson was at a park in the area when a black vehicle drove by and shots were fired. Jackson was transported to the hospital in a privately owned vehicle. Jackson’s condition is unknown at this time.

Detectives are working to determine the actual location and circumstances surrounding this incident.

Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact detectives directly on the SCMPD tip line at (912)-535-3124.

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