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UPDATE: SCMPD investigate physical altercation, shots fired on West 45th Street in Savannah

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UPDATE: Savannah-Chatham Metro Police's Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a physical altercation that occurred in the 900 block of West 45th Street on Friday evening, June 30th. 

Officers originally responded to a report of a shooting in the area around 9:15 p.m. When police arrived on scene, they found Jonathan Gaines, 21, suffering from what was initially thought to have been a graze injury as a result of a gunshot. When Gaines was taken to the hospital for treatment, doctors found that his injuries were not caused by a gunshot, but rather by a fight he was in with people he knew.  Shots were fired during the fight.

The events leading up to the fight remain under investigation. Detectives do not believe that this is a random incident and believe that risky behavior was involved. 

Anyone with information on this case should contact the SCMPD tip line by dialing (912) 525-3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.


The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department is investigating a shooting on the 900 block of West 45th Street near Stevens Street in Savannah.

According to police, a man was shot and sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Details are limited at this time. Please stay with us for updates. 

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