Metro investigating Liberty Street shooting that left 1 injured

Metro investigating Liberty Street shooting that left 1 injured

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Violent Crimes Detectives with the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department are investigating after a shooting took place at Fred Wessels Homes, around 7:40 Monday night.

Police responded to the scene to find an 18-year-old suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. He was transported by ambulance to Memorial for treatment.

The victim was reportedly inside his E. Liberty Street apartment when he was struck by a bullet that was fired outside of the unit. A 24-year-old woman and a five-year-old child were also in the apartment during the incident.

Investigators are now searching for a gray Pontiac sedan. The Pontiac is believed to have fled east on Wheaton Street at a high rate of speed after the shooting. Detectives are asking the public's help in identifying suspects.

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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