SHOOTING, CRASH INVESTIGATED

SAVANNAH, GA. (January 31, 2014): Violent Crimes detectives from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department are investigating the shooting of a Savannah man early this morning.

Eliakim Dunbar, 26, was found with a bullet wound in a car that had overturned and crashed into the guard station at the Marriott Hotel on Gen. McIntosh Boulevard about 2:51 a.m. He had been driving east on Bay Street and Gen. McIntosh when someone in a vehicle began shooting at his car. Detectives believe the shooter had singled out his vehicle.

Dunbar was transported to Memorial University Medical Center where he refused to cooperate with police and checked himself out of the hospital.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A confidential Tip Line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.

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