Friday, November 13, 2015

Man riding bike shot on East 57th

Posted By on Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 10:57 AM

Detectives are investigating a Thursday afternoon shooting on the 1100 block of East 57th Street, that left Carlos Roundtree, 18, with a non-life threatening injury.

At about 1:30 p.m. Metro responded to the scene and found Roundtree suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported by ambulance to Memorial University Medical Center.

"Roundtree was reportedly riding his bike when a suspect in a gray Ford F-150 opened fire," police say.

"The vehicle was last seen traveling west on East 57th street toward Waters Avenue. The suspect is described as black male in his early 20s, with a dark complexion and unkempt Afro. Investigators believe the victim and suspect may be acquainted."

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Jim Morekis

A native Savannahian, Jim has been editor-in-chief of Connect Savannah for 15 years. The University of Georgia graduate is also a travel writer, authoring regional guides in the Moon handbook series...
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