Sunday, April 17, 2016

Man found shot on Truman Parkway dies in hospital

Posted By on Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 1:11 PM

Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the early morning hours of April 17.

"At approximately 4:40 a.m., Metro officers responded to a report of an injured man, who was found on the shoulder of the roadway on Southbound Harry Truman Parkway. Upon arrival, officers found the man suffering from a serious gunshot wound," police say.

The victim, Brandon Champion, 25, was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

"Detectives stress that this does not appear to be a random shooting," police report.

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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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