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Metro investigates shooting on Burroughs St.

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are investigating after responding to a shooting on West 38th and Burroughs streets early Sunday morning, which left 19-year-old Nigeria Hutcherson injured.

Metro and EMS responded to the scene at around 1:40 a.m. to find Hutcherson with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Police say Hutcherson was reportedly speaking to a relative outside when at least two female subjects approached, and opened fire after a brief verbal dispute.

The suspects may have headed south on Burroughs Street.

Investigators do not believe this crime is a random act and are following leads to identify suspects.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to 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 tip line also is open directly to investigators at 912.525.3124.

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