Saturday, April 2, 2016

Shots fired on East Broad; SCAD building hit by stray bullet

Posted By on Sat, Apr 2, 2016 at 1:48 PM

The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault that occurred at approximately 10:45 a.m., March 30, in the 100 block of East Broad Street.

"The victim, a 27-year-old male, was walking through a courtyard in Fred Wessel Homes when an unknown male approached him and brandished a firearm. After the victim passed by, the suspect began firing shots," police say.

"The victim was able to flee to a safe location. Further investigation revealed damage from a stray bullet that struck an occupied Savannah College of Art and Design building in the 500 block of East Broughton Street. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident."

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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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