Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are investigating after a shooting incident took place on Scarborough Street near Exley Street, Monday afternoon.
Police say 22-year-old Jackie Heath was found with a gunshot wound on the porch of a home just after 5 p.m. Originally, Heath told police 3 unknown passengers in a red Crown Victoria were involved in the shooting, but detectives later determined the gunshot wound was self-inflicted. They believe it was accidental.
Police also say the weapon used in the shooting was found to be stolen from another county.
Charges for Heath are pending.
This case remains under investigation.
Anyone with any additional 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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