1 injured in Wednesday morning shooting in Jesup

Crime & Safety

JESUP, Ga. (WSAV) — One person was injured in a shooting in downtown Jesup Wednesday morning.

According to Jesup Police Chief Perry Morgan, a man was shot in the right calf and was flown by a medical helicopter to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah as a precautionary measure.

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Morgan said the shooting occurred inside a vehicle near a tax business the man owns on West Cherry Street.

The man exited the vehicle, leaving a blood trail as he walked towards the Strand Theater where he collapsed and was found by a doctor driving by who rendered aid to him.

Morgan said they are studying surveillance footage from local businesses to determine what happened. He said at this point they have no suspects, however, surveillance video shows there was an SUV and a black truck in the area at the time of the shooting.

Morgan said if the public has any information on the shooting to call 912-427-1300.

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