SCMPD investigates after woman shot outside of apartment building

SCMPD investigates after woman shot outside of apartment building

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are investigating a shooting on Savannah's Westside.

Just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday Savannah-Chatham Metro responded to a shooting in Sustainable Fellwood on Gwen Goodman Drive, that injured 47-year-old Petria Pierce.

Officers found Pierce suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Pierce was transported by ambulance to Memorial University Medical Center for care.

Officials say she was reportedly standing outside when she heard multiple gunshots, then attempted to run to a safe location. She was reportedly struck while fleeing.

Investigators say they do not believe Pierce was targeted. The intended target and identities of the suspects remain under investigation.

Detectives say they are searching for a black male wearing a red hooded sweatshirt seen leaving the scene toward Bay Street.

Several residents of Sustainable Fellwood Apartments reported vehicle or property damage.

This shooting remains under investigation. 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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