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Two Downtown Shootings

Savannah police are investigating the shooting of two people within blocks of each other. Police heard gunshots coming from the area of Paulsen and Wolf Streets about 6:15pm yesterday evening. When the officers checked, they found 14-year-old Rakeem Boyd with at least one gunshot wound.

Moments later, someone reported another man who had been grazed by a bullet about three blocks away at Paulsen and Waldburg as he worked renovating a house.

Both victims were rushed to Memorial Health. Boyd was reportedly seriously injured. The other victim, identified as 38-year-old Cuthbert Simmons of Atlanta has been treated and released.

Reported by: Melanie Ruberti,

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