Savannah Police investigate deadly stabbing at 39th, Live Oak streets

ByPaige Phillips|January 8, 2021 at 10:34 PM EST - Updated January 11 at 9:39 AM

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The Savannah Police Department is investigating a homicide near the intersection of 39th and Live Oak streets.

Police say they were called to that area around 6:45 p.m. Friday evening.

When they arrived, officers found a man with significant injuries. He was rushed to the hospital where he later died. The victim has since been identified as 51-year-old Reginald Black.

Savannah Mayor Van Johnson and the Savannah Police Department have since confirmed to WTOC that this was a stabbing and Black. died as a result of apparent stab wounds.

Police say circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call SPD’s Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted through a CrimeStoppers online tip portalhere. Tipsters may qualify for a reward up to $2,500, depending on the severity of the crime.

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