The Savannah Police Department detectives are investigating two homicides to begin 2019: the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old male Tuesday evening, and an early Wednesday morning killing of a 17-year-old male.
"On Jan. 1 at around 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Tibet Avenue on report of an unresponsive person. Once on scene, they located Jamar Davis, Jr. who was deceased with an apparent gunshot wound," police report.
Police are treating the death as a homicide.
In the second incident, at around 12:30 a.m. Jan. 2, "officers responded to the 2500 block of Bull Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located shooting victim, Tyrese Carter, 17, suffering from life-threatening injuries. He was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to those injuries," police report.
Police say that "persons with knowledge have been interviewed."
Anyone with additional information on this case should contact our tip line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters are anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.