SUSPECT SOUGHT FOR WOMAN’S SHOOTING

 SAVANNAH, GA (June 22, 2012) A Savannah man is being sought today for the shooting of a 53-year-old woman near a park in the Tatumville area Thursday night.

 Violent Crimes detectives from Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department are seeking Lee Marcellus Harvey, who is in his late teens and lives in the 5200 block of Wendell Street. Harvey is known to be armed and is considered dangerous.

 He is a slender black male, 5-8 to 5-10, with a medium complexion and medium length dreadlocks. He sometimes wears glasses.

 Wanda Butler, 53, of the 500 block of Ewell Street, was leaving a family gathering and driving home when she drove onto Sherman Avenue beside Staley Heights Park and pulled over to the curb to park about 10 p.m.

 Several men were congregating in the park and shots were fired, including one that went through the passenger door window and struck Butler.

 She was transported to Memorial University Medical Center where she was admitted for treatment of a non-life threatening injuries.

 Anyone with information on the case or the location of Harvey is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). In the body type, include “CStop2020” plus the tip. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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