Police believe Savannah mass shooting linked to earlier incident

Police on Saturday confirmed eight people were shot in Savannah overnight.

Police said the shooting happened in the 200 block of Avery Street around 9 p.m.

Police said the suspect may have been driving a dark sedan and fired as many as 60 shots into a crowd of people.

One victim is dead, police said. Three of the shooting victims are children, one as young as 18-months-old. Their injuries were not life-threatening, police said. 

Police are still looking for the suspect. 

Police believe the shooting is linked to one at the same location last Tuesday. Ten shots were fired in that incident. 

FOX 5 Atlanta will provide updates when they are available. 

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