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VPD Investigating Scott Drive Shooting

The Vidalia Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that left one man with noncritical injuries on Sunday, April 28.

At around 5:24 a.m. on April 28, officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Scott Drive in reference to shots fired. While officers were en route, dispatchers advised that a male with multiple gunshot wounds was lying in the doorway of a home in the 700 block of the street.

Upon arrival, officers identified the man as Shawn Michael Edwards, 22, of Vidalia, and provided him with on-scene medical attention until paramedics arrived. Edwards was taken to Memorial Health Meadows Hospital by ambulance, and later transferred to Augusta University Medical Center where he remains hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

If you have information on this incident, contact the Vidalia Police Department – Investigative Services Division at (912) 537-4123, Crimestoppers at (912) 386-4480, or Georgia Bureau of Investigation – Eastman Office at (478) 374-6988. Tips may also be submitted anonymously by call the 1-800TIPS(8477) hotline, visiting the Georgia Bureau of Investigation website, or accessing the See Something, Say Something mobile app.

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