3 SHOOTINGS INVESTIGATED

SAVANNAH, GA (July 17, 2014): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating three shootings in two days in which non-life threatening wounds were received and are seeking information from the public.

Ron Smith, 19, was found with a bullet wound by Georgia State Patrol troopers who stopped a speeding car on Interstate 516 about 1:13 .m. today. Other occupants of the car said he had been shot while walking near Abbot and Chester Streets a bit earlier and they were taking him to a hospital. Downtown Precinct Patrol officers had responded to a shots fired call near that intersection about 1 a.m.

Jermariae Heyward, 20, of a Lural Green Court address, was located in a residence on the 200 block of West Henry Street about 12:45 a.m. when Downtown Precinct officers responded to a shooting call.

Rex Hausmann, 31, of the 600 block of Whitaker Street, was found with a bullet wound at Whitaker and Hall streets about 11:12 p.m. Wednesday.
All three were transported to Memorial University Medical Center for treatment of injuries that appeared to be non-life threatening.

Violent Crimes detectives are seeking information from the public on all cases. A confidential Tip Line is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.

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

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