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West Savannah shooting now ruled homicide


Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating a shooting that fatally injured a Savannah man Wednesday night. 

Ivory Carter, 51, was transported to Memorial University Medical Center where he died.

Responding Central Precinct officers found him near Hampstead Avenue and Rogerwood Street when they responded to a shooting call about 10 p.m. 

Hampstead Avenue was closed for hours as Savannah-Chatham Metro investigators looked over the scene. The road has since reopened.

This is the 16th shooting in Savannah in two weeks.

Anyone with information on 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.

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