2 INJURED IN DOWNTOWN SHOOTINGS

SAVANNAH, GA. (February 23 2014): Violent Crimes detectives continue to sort out the details of a shooting in downtown Savannah Sunday morning that left two victims with non-life threatening wounds.

A 25-year-old male and a 19-year-old female were transported to Memorial University Medical Center after the 1:09 a.m. shooting in the 200 block of East Broughton Street.

Patrol officers had been called to Club Dosha in the 100 block of East Broughton Street about 1:09 a.m. to break up a fight when they heard shots fired in the 200 block.

Multiple officers conducting a “Total Focus” show of force operation nearby helped saturate the area immediately and found the two gunshot victims running from the scene.

Moments later, police again heard multiple shots fired, this time near Abercorn and Congress streets. Officers were directed by bystanders to a car with four men in it. Police detained the occupants. One man resisted and was tased by officers. Police have not determined if the occupants were involved in either the shooting or the shots fired calls.

Detectives continue to investigate the shootings and whether they are related to either the fight or the shots fired call. Anyone with information 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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