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Metro police investigate recent rash of shootings

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Investigations continue after seven shootings took place within one week in Savannah, including one fatal. 

Violent crimes detectives say a shooting in east Savannah left one man dead and a second injured Friday night. 

Investigators say Arkeen Abron and Showkey Barnes were taken to Memorial University Medical Center just before 8 p.m. after a shooting in the 1200 block of East Seiler Avenue. 

Abron later died and Barnes was treated for his injuries. 

Police are also investigating the shooting of a Savannah man as he was leaving a bar early Saturday morning. 

Investigators say 25-year-old Ashley Edwards was shot by a male he had argued with earlier in the night. 

The shooting happened at a bar at Gwinnett and Paulsen streets around 3 a.m., as the bar was closing. 

Edwards was taken to Memorial University Medical Center for treatment.

If you have any information regarding the recent shootings in Savannah, contact the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department immediately.

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