Savannah High student shot on Pennsylvania Avenue, did not happen on campus

Published: Mar. 1, 2023 at 3:20 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 1, 2023 at 4:37 PM EST
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - A teenager has been arrested for shooting another teenager on Pennsylvania Avenue.

The Savannah Police Department said a 16-year-old shot a 15-year-old around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment. The gunshot wound was to the leg.

The suspect was booked into the Regional Youth Detention Center on charges of possession of a firearm by a minor and aggravated assault.

An official with the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System confirmed the juvenile shot was a Savannah High student, but the shooting did not occur on campus. The shooting occurred at an apartment nearby.