SAVANNAH, GA (December 22, 2014): Violent Crimes Detectives from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department are investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old man in downtown’s Yamacraw Village Sunday afternoon.

Jamal Elliott of 1422 Chester Street was declared dead on the scene after he was shot on the front porch of a unit of the Savannah Housing Authority complex about 2:39 p.m.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A Tip Line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124 and most area clergy have agreed to serve as liaisons for anyone who would like to share information with police anonymously.