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Suspect in custody for East 33rd Street double shooting

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department Violent Crimes has arrested De'sira Lawton, 25, in connection to a double shooting in the 1300 block of East 33rd Street, between Cedar and Ash streets on Friday night around 8:30 p.m. 

Two people did sustain non-life-threatening injuries, but they have since been taken to a hospital for treatment. 

Detectives believe that Lawton was holding a gun when he and one of the victims were fighting. The second victim attempted to break up the altercation, but the gun went off, striking both victims. 

Lawton has been taken into custody and will be charged with two counts of aggravated battery, as well as one count of reckless conduct and one count of criminal trespass. 

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