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16-year-old charged in Wilcox Street shooting

Savannah Police were called to the 900 block of Clinch Street Thursday morning and discovered a...
Savannah Police were called to the 900 block of Clinch Street Thursday morning and discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the foot.(WTOC)
Updated: May. 7, 2021 at 10:48 AM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Police are investigating a shooting Thursday morning in Savannah.

According to the Savannah Police Department, officers were called to the 900 block of Wilcox Street at 9:15 a.m. and discovered a 45-year-old man suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the foot.

According to SPD’s investigation, the suspect fired shots striking the victim. The victim then returned fire. They say the suspect and the victim are known to each other and this was an isolated incident.

An officer canvassing the area located the suspect and took him into custody.

It was determined that the suspect, a 16-year-old male, was also suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. The victim and suspect were transported to a hospital for treatment. Later that evening, the suspect was transported to RYDC on charges of aggravated assault and theft by receiving, according to Savannah PD.

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