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Man shot remains in critical condition

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The shooting occurred in the first block of West 53rd Street. The shooting occurred in the first block of West 53rd Street.
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police continue to investigate a shooting that occurred Friday morning.

Rashamel Howard, who turned 19 on Monday, was shot at about 10:51 a.m. Friday in the first block of West 53rd Street, where he also lives, according to police.

He was taken to Memorial University Medical Center and remains in critical condition.

Violent Crimes investigators said Howard was in the carport of a home with other men who were handling a gun when it discharged. 

Those with details can call CrimeStoppers at 912.234.2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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