Monday night crash leads to homicide investigation

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Savannah Police investigate a Monday night deadly shooting.

Police say officers responded to a crash at 11:00 p.m. at the intersection of W. Gwinnett Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Police discovered the driver of the crashed vehicle, Kareem Smalls, 36, suffering from gunshot wounds.

Smalls died from his injuries at a local hospital.

Detectives determined Smalls was shot in the 600 block of Draper Street and fled the scene in the vehicle.

Police say the case is a homicide investigation.

Police ask anyone with knowledge regarding the incident to call SPD’s Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020. 

Tipsters remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted through a CrimeStoppers online tip portal at

Tipsters may qualify for a reward up to $2,500, depending on the severity of the crime. 

More information on the process of submitting a tip and how rewards are processed can be viewed at

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