Youth Fatally Shot in Savannah Home Invasion

Savannah police detectives are investigating a shooting incident that occurred on May 18 in the 1100 block of West 49th Street, resulting in the death of a male juvenile.

Authorities responded to a report of an armed individual forcibly entering a residence around 7:35 p.m. Upon arrival, it was reported that the resident had confronted the intruder, leading to gunfire. Following a sweep of nearby residences, officers located the male juvenile who had sustained a gunshot wound. Despite life-saving efforts by officers, the juvenile succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing. Individuals with any information are urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020.

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