Saturday, December 26, 2015

Man murdered Christmas Day at 40th & Reynolds

Posted By on Sat, Dec 26, 2015 at 10:22 AM

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a Friday night shooting near Reynolds and East 40th street that claimed the life of Randy Hooks, 53.

"Just before 8 p.m. Metro responded to a ShotSpotter alert. Once on-scene, Metro officers found Hooks deceased in a pick-up truck," police say.

"Preliminary investigation also showed that the pick-up truck collided with two vehicles and a tree before stopping on East 40th and East Broad streets. An adult female occupant of one of the wrecked vehicles reported minor injuries at the scene, but refused medical treatment."


Events leading up to this shooting remain under investigation. Detectives also are working to identify suspects.

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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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