Chatham Co. Police: Wednesday shootings believed to be connected

Crime & Safety

POOLER, Ga. (WSAV) – The Chatham County Police Department (CCPD) is investigating a shooting that injured a 17-year-old Wednesday night.

Detectives believe it’s connected to a shooting that happened earlier in the day on Katama Way in the Hampton Place subdivision, located off of Quacco Road.

CCPD said officers responded to the 100 block of Berwick Lakes Blvd. around 11:45 p.m. to a report of a shooting. There they found Jabari Bryant, 17, suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

According to the department, multiple shots had been fired into one home and the residence next door. There were no other injuries.

Detectives believe the parties involved in the shootings know each other.

They continue to look for the suspect in the shooting on Katama Way. CCPD has identified the victim as Antonio Hamilton, 22, who was shot multiple times.

Hamilton was taken to a local hospital and is being treated for potentially life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a Black male with a light complexion. He was wearing all black clothing and shoes at the time of the shooting.

He was last seen running toward the Berwick Lakes subdivision.

Anyone with information on either shooting is asked to call CCPD detectives at 912-651-4717 or CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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