SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Savannah Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in the area of West 60th Street and Montgomery Street on Saturday night.
Police confirm that Alexis Devoe, 17, was shot and taken to the hospital around 8:15 p.m., where she later died from her injuries. Two other victims drove themselves to local hospitals after the shooting. They were treated for their injuries and released.
The cause of the shooting is still unknown.
Savannah Police Department Chief Roy Minter issued the following statement about the shootings over the weekend in Savannah:
“Due to recent events, SPD is redirecting personnel and technology to address our recent violent crime incidents. I have tasked our Violent Crime Task Force to work seven days a week. We are also utilizing other patrol and specialized units to bolster our presence throughout the City. Our violent crimes and homicide detectives continue to work around the clock to follow up on leads and identify suspects in these cases. We are also requesting the public’s assistance with information about any of our open violent crime investigations. Making this community safer is our top priority and a shared responsibility. As a City we need to find better solutions to minor conflicts other than resorting to violence or using a gun.”
Anyone with information about this incident or any other crimes can contact the SPD Tip Line at (912) 525-3124.