Savannah Police investigating early-morning shooting on Congress Street

ByWTOC Staff

Published:Dec. 3, 2021 at 4:44 AM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Police are on the scene of a shooting in the area of West Congress Street and Jefferson Street early Friday morning.

According to the Savannah Police Department, a 23-year-old male was found with a life-threatening gunshot wound and was transported to a local hospital. They say preliminary information indicates that the shooting may be connected to an earlier altercation.

Detectives continue to investigate and have a portion of Jefferson Street blocked off between Congress and Broughton streets. Please avoid the area at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. CrimeStoppers tips can also be submitted online by visitingSavannahChathamCrimeStoppers.organd clicking “Submit Online Tip.”

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