SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The Statesboro Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place close to Georgia Southern’s Paulson Stadium Tuesday afternoon.

According to law enforcement, one person was shot and taken by helicopter to a Savannah hospital.

It’s the third shooting in less than three months to have taken place near Georgia Southern’s campus.

“It definitely makes you scared and worried,” Georgia Southern student Mckenzie Knight told News 3.

SPD said the shooting happened at Stadium Walk Apartments on Lanier Drive. From there, the victim went to Cambridge at Southern the Palms, adjacent to the shooting scene, where he had relatives and friends.

He remains under treatment at Memorial Health; his condition is unknown.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting is asked to contact Sr. Det. Dustin Cross at 912-764-9911 or submit an anonymous tip to