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Police investigating shooting on E. Bolton Street

Charles Chaplin, (Source: SCMPD) Charles Chaplin, (Source: SCMPD)
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are investigating a shooting on the 700 block of E. Bolton Street that injured two men on Wednesday.

Just after 4 p.m., police responded to the scene, finding Charles Chaplin, 66, in a Blue Dodge Caliber, injured and armed with a gun.

Jeremy Peters, 26, also was found suffering from a gunshot wound.

Chaplin was detained by police, then transported to Memorial University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Peters was also transported by ambulance to MUMC with serious injuries.

The two had been reportedly involved in a physical altercation, then allegedly Chaplin shot Peters. After questioning, Chaplin was arrested. He is charged with one count of aggravated assault.

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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