SAVANNAH — A Savannah State University student charged with shooting a fellow student on campus last month said he fired in self-defense after being attacked in an argument over a young woman.
"I never aimed at him in any way that would hurt him," Devon McIntosh, 19, of Jonesboro told the Savannah Morning News in an interview at the Chatham County Jail. "I just wanted him away from me."
Quinton Winfield, 22, from Atlanta, suffered two gunshot wounds — in his torso and arm — in the Nov. 21 shooting at McIntosh's apartment on campus. Police locked down the campus for several hours until they arrested McIntosh, who was found hiding in the trunk of his car.
McIntosh remains jailed on aggravated assault charges. Winfield was treated at Memorial Health University Medical Center and has been discharged.