Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives seek information on the circumstances surrounding a fatal shooting on 39th and Burroughs streets on Thursday afternoon.
"At about 3:26 p.m. Metro responded to the scene finding Rocquan Scarver, 17, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported by ambulance to Memorial University Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased," police say.
The killing is the 56th homicide of the year in Savannah, with five of those considered justified, i.e. self-defense.