Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a shooting on West 38th and Burroughs streets that injured Nigeria Hutcherson, 19, on Sunday, May 1.
At about 1:40 a.m. Metro responded to the scene finding Hutcherson with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. EMS also responded.
Hutcherson was reportedly outside speaking to a relative when at least two female subjects approached, opening fire after a brief verbal dispute. The suspects may have headed south on Burroughs Street.
"Investigators do not believe this crime is a random act and are following leads to identify suspects. This investigation continues," police said.
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