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One woman dead after shooting on 700 block of Wheaton Street

staticwire | April 3, 2024
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Savannah, Georgia – A tragic incident occurred early Sunday morning on the 700 block of Wheaton Street, resulting in the death of a woman. The Savannah Police Department (SPD) responded to reports of a gunshot around 2:35 a.m on March 24, finding the woman suffering from a serious wound. She was promptly treated on the scene before being transported to Memorial Health University Medical Center, where she later succumbed to her injuries.

As of now, no arrests have been made in connection to the shooting. Savannah Police detectives are actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident in an effort to bring those responsible to justice.

The recent spike in violence, particularly homicides, has been a cause for concern in the city of Savannah. According to the Savannah Police Department’s crime statistics, there have been a total of eight homicides within the city since January. This marks a significant increase compared to last year, where there was only one homicide reported by this time.

The community is left reeling from this senseless act of violence, and residents are demanding answers and accountability from local law enforcement. The tragic loss of life serves as a stark reminder of the importance of addressing the root causes of violence and investing in resources to prevent such incidents from occurring in the future.

As the investigation into this latest shooting continues, the Savannah Police Department is urging anyone with information to come forward and assist in bringing closure to the victim’s family and friends.

In the midst of this tragedy, the city of Savannah mourns the loss of yet another life to senseless violence. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s loved ones during this difficult time.

For more updates on this developing story and other news in the Savannah area, stay tuned to Savannah Morning News for the latest information.

Contact reporter Drew Favakeh, the public safety and courts reporter for the Savannah Morning News, with any tips or information related to this case at AFavakeh@Gannett.com.

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