A Savannah man is now in stable condition after being shot on the front porch of a W 44th St. house Tuesday night.
Rico Antonio Waters, 19, of an E 68th St. address, told police that he was with other men on the porch of a house near Stevens St. when a black pickup truck with tinted windows drove by and someone started shooting at them.
The truck sped away after one of the men on the porch returned fire.
Waters was then transported by private vehicle to Memorial University Medical Center for treatment.
Savannah-Chatham Metro violent crimes detectives are continuing to investigate the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 912.234.2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Folks should include "CStop2020" and the tip in the body of the text.
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:38 PM EDT2013-05-23 23:38:31 GMT
Firefighters are known to battle flames, not pack heat, but Southside Fire and EMS is exploring the idea of carrying concealed guns for upper management officers. More >>
A decision to possibly arm some of their upper managment personnel with guns is generating mixed reviews for Southside Fire and EMS as they look at ways to protect their employees in light of recent ambush attacks across the country on firefighters and EMS workers.More >>