1 dead in Savannah shooting, 2-year-old among multiple people injured


SAVANNAH, Ga. (NewsNation Now) — At least 9 people, including a 2-year-old and 13-year-old, were injured Friday night in a shooting in Savanna, Georgia, officials said.

According to the Savannah Police Department, a 20-year-old was killed in the gunfire. A 2-year-old was shot in the ankle and expected to be okay. Three of the other wounded victims are in critical condition; first responders transported them to the hospital.

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Police said the shooting occurred near the Fred Wessels Home apartments on Avery Street. Shots rang out around 9 p.m. when a dark-colored or red car drove by the residence and fired into a crowd of people outside the home.

SPD said they have not identified any suspects and will continue interviewing witnesses.

NewsNation affiliate WSAV contributed to this report.

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