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Metro police investigate third shooting in three nights on southside


Police are investigating a shooting that took place Wednesday night at Turtle Creek Apartments off of White Bluff Rd.

According to investigators, a man walked away from a discussion and entered his apartment. That is when officers say the suspect shot through the door of the apartment, hitting the man in the shoulder.

Police say the victim likely knew the suspect. The victim's injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

This is the third shooting on Savannah's Southside in three days.

Monday night, 21-year-old Rebecca Foley was shot and killed while pulling into her Southside Apartment Complex.

Her family questions whether it was a car jacking gone bad.

On Tuesday night, 17-year-old Evan Colquitt was shot multiple times in the chest outside his Windsor Forest home.

All three shootings were within a mile of each other.

"People have a reason to be concerned with three shootings in three nights, but they all appear to be unrelated. An intense investigation is ongoing with all three," said Julian Miller, Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department spokesman.

Southside residents say they are becoming concerned, especially because police are not releasing information about the violence.

"Not knowing is harder because you wonder whether it was an accident or intentional. Are we in danger? We don't know because they aren't telling us," Nicole MacMillan said.

Police haven't released any suspects. If you have any information, call Crimestoppers at 912.234.2020.

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