Man shot in car that crashed on Gen. MacIntosh Blvd. identified - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Police release name of man shot while in car


Violent Crimes detectives from the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Dept. continue to investigate a shooting of a Savannah man early Friday morning.

Police said Eliakim Dunbar, 26, was found at about 2:51 a.m. Friday shot in a car that had overturned and crashed into the guard station at the Marriott Hotel on General McIntosh Boulevard.

Police said he was driving east on Bay Street and General McIntosh Boulevard when someone in a vehicle began shooting at his car. Police said detective believe the shooter had singled out his vehicle.

Dunbar was taken to Memorial University Medical Center. Police said he refused to cooperate with police and checked himself out of the hospital.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 912.234.2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. 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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