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Police investigate early morning shooting in Savannah

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Heavy police presence on Tremont Rd. in front of Wilson Trucking Co. Heavy police presence on Tremont Rd. in front of Wilson Trucking Co.
Car in ditch on Tremont Rd. at 2nd Ave. Car in ditch on Tremont Rd. at 2nd Ave.
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Metro police are investigating a shooting that happened in the Tremont Park area off of Tremont Rd. in Savannah early Friday.

WTOC has learned that a shooting took place on Ford Ave. around 4 a.m. Friday.

There has been heavy police presence at three separate locations around Tremont Rd.

A white car crashed into a ditch on Tremont Rd. near 2nd Ave. Witnesses reported seeing someone loaded into an ambulance there. Police and K-9 are searching the area. The car has been towed from the scene.

Several Metro police officers as well as an ambulance and a crime scene unit were seen not far from there, about a half mile down Tremont Rd. closer to Ogeechee Rd. in front of Wilson Trucking Co. Police along with K-9 searched the area there as well.

Witnesses tell WTOC they heard multiple gunshots.

Tremont Rd. was closed between Ogeechee Rd. and Ford Ave. for about an hour, but has since reopened.

Police say this was not a fatal shooting. The victim was injured and taken to the hospital. No word on their condition at this time.

The shooting is under investigation. 

We are working to collect more details from officials. Check WTOC.com and WTOC on Facebook and Twitter for updates.

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