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Statesboro Police Dept Investigating Aggravated Assault on Lanier Drive

Statesboro Police Department detectives are investigating a shooting incident that occurred Sunday evening at an apartment on Lanier Drive. The victim appeared to have a non-life threatening gunshot wound, but was transported to Memorial as a precaution. After speaking with witnesses and processing the scene, it was concluded that the shots were fired after a verbal altercation. Witnesses observed three males fleeing the scene.

From SPD:

On 7/9/23 at 8:00 p.m. SPD Patrol officers responded to an apartment in the 200 block of Lanier Drive for a male with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the shoulder. Officers arrived and rendered aid to the adult male, who was later transported to Memorial in Savannah as a precaution. Detectives arrived to speak with witnesses and process the scene. It appears the shooting began with a verbal altercation after which the shots were fired. Three male suspects fled the scene in an unknown direction after the shooting.

Anyone with information on this case should contact Senior Detective Katie Reese at 912- 764- 9911 or submit an anonymous tip to or by texting 274637 and entering “TIPSSPD” plus your message.

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