SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — A woman accused of shooting another woman in downtown Savannah has been arrested, according to Savannah Police.
On March 12, officers were working in the downtown area around 3:40 a.m. when they heard shots being fired. Police quickly responded to Jefferson and Congress streets and located 24-year-old Gabrielle Carter, of Beaufort, suffering from gunshot wounds.
Carter was transported to Memorial Medical Center for treatment of serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
Throughout the investigation, police identified 24-year-old Christasia Emonie Lawrence as the suspect in the shooting. Lawrence was booked into the Chatham County jail on March 22 and charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
SPD continues to investigate the shooting. Police ask anyone with information on the incident to call the Violent Crimes Tip Line at 912-525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020.