Arrest made after 3 people killed in shooting, chase in downtown Savannah


SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV/WSPA) – Savannah Police say one person is in custody and will be charged with three counts of murder after a shooting that ended with a chase and crash.

Police say three people are dead and four people were injured downtown.

News 3’s Darius Johnson was downtown when the shooting happened. He reports a white SUV pulled up at the City Market on Julian and Jefferson Streets. Someone inside the vehicle then fired several shots.

Police report that 4 people were injured, including one person who showed up at a hospital later with non-life threatening injuries.

Police pursued a vehicle they believed to be involved in the shooting, which ended in a crash on Bay Street. Officers report there were three fatal injuries.

Several streets and a portion of Bay Street were shut down while the scene was cleared. We will continue to follow this story as it develops.

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