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SCMPD: Teen accidentally shot by friend


After investigating, Savannah-Chatham Metro Police have learned a Savannah teen was accidently shot by her friend at Florida and Ohio Ave. on Wednesday afternoon.

Around 1:30 p.m., SCMPD responded to Candler Hospital to investigate the shooting of a Savannah teen.

A 17-year-old female was walking with her friend, another 17-year-old female, near the intersection of Florida and Ohio. Both teens reported they were shot at by a suspect from a black car. The victim drove herself to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Upon further investigation, detectives learned she was accidentally shot by her friend.

The weapon was recovered by detectives in the 2100 block of Florida Avenue.

Charges are pending for this ongoing investigation.

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