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Police investigate Barnard St. shooting


Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday morning.

The shooting happened at about 2:47 a.m. Saturday. Sam Barnes, 47, told police he was walking on Barnard Street near West 32nd Street when two men in a silver Toyota Scion drove up and one of the men started shooting at him.

About 40 minutes later, Central Precinct officers were called to a house in the 4700 block of Herty Drive in Sylvan Terrace subdivision where a silver Scion had crashed into the back yard. Police said two males were removed from the wreckage and taken to Memorial University Medical Center.

SCMPD Violent Crimes detectives are investigating whether the shooting was connected to a crash across town.

Barnes was taken to Memorial University Medical Center for treatment of injuries.

Anyone with information about the case can call CrimeStoppers at 912.234.2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. 

A confidential tipline also is open directly to investigators at 912.525.3124.

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