UPDATE: Police ID victim of Tuten Avenue homicide

Crime & Safety

Police have identified the victim of a homicide on Savannah’s west side.

According to the Savannah Police Department (SPD), 22-year-old Joshua Thomas was killed in a shooting on Thursday.

Around 2:15 p.m. emergency officials responded to Tuten Avenue between Hudson and West Bay streets.

SPD officers located a black male with injuries, later identified as Thomas. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Violent Crimes detectives are investigating. They do not believe the shooting was random.

SPD says no one is in custody at this time.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Violent Crimes Unit tip line at (912) 525-3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

This story is developing. News 3 will continue to bring you further updates.

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