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Metro police investigate E 56th Street shooting

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the shooting of a woman outside an E. 56th Street home Sunday night.

Officials say Metro officers responded to an area on the 1100 block of E. 55th Street around 11:20 p.m. and discovered a 19-year-old female with a non-life-threatening wound. She was transported to the hospital for treatment.

Detectives say the victim, who is pregnant, had been in a physical altercation with another woman outside a home on the 1100 block of E. 56th Street. While they were fighting, a man at the scene pulled out a gun and fired a round into the floor of the porch. The bullet ricocheted, striking the teen.

This incident remains under investigation.

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