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Shooting on Savannah's westside sends child to the hospital

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

A child was rushed to the hospital Saturday night after being on Savannah's Westside.

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are currently investigating a shooting that occurred shortly before 6:30 p.m.

Police were dispatched to Burroughs Street and 40th Street after receiving a call of gunshots. Soon after, a 5-year old child arrived at Memorial University Medical Center, suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound.   

The officer on duty and Memorial was told that the child was shot while being loaded into a car near the lane at Burroughs and 40th streets. 

Police and detectives responded to the area and are continuing to investigae. We will have more updates on The News at 11 and online as more information is made available. 

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