18-year-old shot and killed in Savannah

SAVANNAH — An 18-year-old was shot and killed Tuesday morning on Largo Drive in Savannah.

Savannah police officers responded to the 11400 block of Largo Drive at about 11:15 a.m. and discovered 18-year-old Bilal Pinkston suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to Memorial Medical Center, where he died from his injuries later that evening.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting remain under investigation. At this time, detectives do not believe this is a random incident and continue to actively follow up on leads.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police Crime 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 https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=757. 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 http://www.savannahchathamcrimestoppers.org/About_Us.cfm

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