Jailed Savannah student says shooting self defense


SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- A 19-year-old Savannah State University student says he fired in self defense when he shot and wounded a fellow student on campus last month.

Devon McIntosh told the Savannah Morning News in a jailhouse interview that he shot 22-year-old Quinton Winfield after he came to McIntosh's campus apartment and began punching him in the head.

McIntosh said Winfield was angry that McIntosh had stood up for a woman Winfield had insulted. He said he kept a handgun in his bedroom.

Winfield was shot twice, in the arm and torso, Nov. 21 and treated at a local hospital. Police arrested McIntosh when they found him hiding in the trunk of his car.

McIntosh remains jailed in Chatham County on aggravated assault charges.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
8195 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32407 Station: 850-234-7777 News: 850-230-5221 Fax: 850-233-6647
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 36061089 - wjhg.com/a?a=36061089
Gray Television, Inc.