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One dead in east Savannah shooting


Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a Thursday night shooting that left one man dead in an east Savannah neighborhood.

Antonio Terrell Heyward, 21, was transported to Memorial University Medical Center where he died after the 6:05 p.m. shooting in the 1300 block of East 55th Street in the Edgemore neighborhood, according to SCMPD spokesperson Julian Miller.

Patrol officers from the Islands Precinct found Heyward in the street when they responded to a "shots fired" call.

A 22-year-old Savannah man has been detained for questioning, according to SCMPD.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A confidential Tip Line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.

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