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08/20/02

Shooting in Boyd Park

The victim was found dead in Boyd Park on Savannah's west side.

Around at 8:30pm, police were called to the area of 57th and Boyd Streets, where they found the body of young black male slumped over a park bench, just inside Boyd Park. Detectives say he had been shot.

Just after shots were heard, reports came in that two men were seen running north on Boyd Street. Emergency crews were called, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives have identified the victim, but have not yet released his name. His body will be sent to the state crime lab in Atlanta for an autopsy.

If anyone has any information about this case, please call CrimeStoppers at 234-2020. A reward of up to $2,500 is being given for information leading to an arrest.

Reported by: Ryan Young

 

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