UPDATE: Injuries in shots fired incident at apartment complex Wednesday morning not from gunshots, officials confirm

Crime & Safety

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) – UPDATE: Chatham County Police have just stated that the two people involved in the incident where shots were fired at the Westlake Apartments Wednesday morning were not actually shot.

According to officials, the two people initially reported to police that they were hit by gunshots. However, after being transported for medical treatment, it was determined that no one was hit by a bullet, and that the injuries most likely happened when the young men were trying to escape the gun fire.

Detectives did find evidence that determined that shots were, in fact, fired in the area. This incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Chatham County Police at 912-652-6920 or CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020.


CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) – Chatham County Police are investigating after two people were shot at an apartment complex Wednesday morning.

Officers responded to Westlake Apartments around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. According to Chatham County Police, a 17-year-old and an 18-year-old were grazed by bullets.

The two victims were taken to the hospital and are expected to be fine. There is no information about a suspect at this time.

News 3 will keep you updated.

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