GBI Investigates Shooting Death of Savannah State University Student

August 28, 2015

Savannah, GA – On August 27, 2015, the GBI Statesboro Regional Office was requested by the Savannah State University (SSU) Police Department to investigate the shooting death of SSU student Christopher Starks, 22. Preliminary information indicates Starks was reportedly involved in an altercation inside the Student Union where he was shot. The shooting appears to be an isolated incident. Starks was transported to Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy will be performed by the GBI Medical Examiner’s Office in Savannah. The investigation is ongoing and the shooter has not been identified at this time. Anyone with any information about the incident is requested to call SSU Police at (912) 358-3004 or the GBI Statesboro Office at (912) 871-1121.  


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