SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Savannah Police Department (SPD) the victim of a Friday early morning downtown shooting has died.

SPD says officers responded after 2:30 a.m. to a shooting in the area of West Congress Street and Jefferson Street. 

Police discovered the gunshot victim, Ol’Liek Dashawn Bonaparte, 23, at the scene. Police say the Bonaparte was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say Bonaparte died at the hospital.

SPD says the shooting may be connected to an earlier altercation.

SPD asks anyone with  information to contact police by calling the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020.  

Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. CrimeStoppers tips can also be submitted online by visiting and clicking “Submit Online Tip.”