Cops charge suspect gunman in Savannah shooting

| 01/02/2012

good tape_2.jpg(CNS): The 22-year-old man who was arrested last week in connection with a shooting in Hirst Road, Savannah, has now been charged, police said Wednesday morning. Kurt Carter appeared in summary court facing three charges including possession of an unlicensed firearm, threats to kill, and resisting arrest. He is expected to return to the courts tomorrow to face further charges in connection with the shooting itself and the injuries sustained by the victim. According to a police report regarding the incident at the time the victim was shot in the area of Countryside Shopping Village on Thursday 19 January.

After being shot he apparently hitched a lift to the George Town hospital where he was treated for what were described as superficial injuries to his back.

Carter was then arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a police operation in George Town on 27 January following a police pursuit in which the patrol vehicle was damaged in the Crewe Road area.

Police confirmed that investigations into the incidents are continuing.

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