Savannah Police investigate 4 shootings in less than a day

Crime & Safety

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Savannah Police Department (SPD) is investigating four shootings that occurred within less than 24 hours.

The latest: a shooting at the intersection of Florance and Orchard streets just before 5 p.m.

A Savannah Police spokesperson said officers located 18-year-old Steven Meimen, II suffering life-threatening injuries. Meimen was taken to a hospital, where he later died of his injuries.

SPD says detectives are still investigating, and there is no word on any suspects at this time.

Meanwhile, SPD’s Violent Crimes detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding three shooting victims that arrived at local hospitals around the same time Thursday evening.

An 18-year-old man arrived at Memorial Health around 8:40 p.m., a 29-year-old man arrived at the same hospital around 9 p.m. and shortly before midnight, a 23-year-old man arrived at St. Joseph’s/Candler.

SPD says all three of the victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries and all arrived at the hospitals by private vehicles.

Detectives believe the three shootings on Thursday are linked but they remain under investigation.

Savannah Police initially released some information on the locations of the shooting but have since said the crime scenes could not be confirmed.

Anyone with information on the cases can contact detectives at 912-525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020. CrimeStoppers callers remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $2,500.

News 3 will continue to follow this developing story.

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