The GBI said Scott was not a student at the school. The cause of the shooting is unclear and the incident is still being investigated, according to a statement.
The injured student was taken to a hospital and is expected to recover, the GBI said. Scott was booked into the Chatham County Jail.
The incident follows two fatal shootings that have happened on Savannah State’s campus within the past five years.
In February 2018, Kaleel Clarke, who was not a Savannah State student, was shot multiple times at the University Commons. He died from his injuries, the university said at the time.
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In 2015, Christopher Jamal Starks, 22, was shot on campus at the Student Union, officials told AJC.com. He later died at a hospital.
Anyone with information concerning the latest incident is asked to call the GBI Statesboro office at (912) 871-1121.
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