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SCMPD seek information about afternoon shooting on Waters Avenue

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department Violent Crimes detectives are seeking information on a shooting Wednesday afternoon on Savannah’s Southside.

At 11:50 a.m., SCMPD responded to Memorial University Medical Center where Rashawn Byrd, 26, sought treatment for a gunshot wound.

Byrd was shot earlier at an apartment complex on the 8500 block of Waters Avenue. He arrived in a private car in critical condition.

Investigators believe this was a targeted shooting.

The suspect is described as a black male, mid-20s, standing around 5 feet 9 inches.

Anyone with information on this case should 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 tip line also is open directly to investigators at 912.525.3124.

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