SAVANNA, GEORGIA (FEBRUARY 18, 2022) – Savannah police yesterday detained two separate aggravated assault cases that injured a minor woman and an adult man.
On Feb. 12, around 5 p.m., officers were sent to the Altman Drive area because of a ShotSpotter report. Soon a 16-year-old woman was found in a car with a life-threatening gunshot wound and taken away for further treatment. During the investigation, officers identified a 16-year-old man suspected in the case. Yesterday police found the juvenile and he was taken into custody and charged.
Last night, SPD officers, U.S. Marshals Service and Georgia State Patrol worked together to detain 30-year-old Jeffrey Jackson, whom detectives identified as a suspect in the January 24 shooting in the 1,700th quarter of Chester Street. Ambulance officers took to hospital a 41-year-old man in critical condition as a result of the incident.
“Our officers continue to show their commitment and commitment to these cases, and I am proud of their consistent and diligent work,” said Savannah Police Chief Roy Minter. “We urge the community to continue working with us to combat violent crime in our city. When we work together, I believe we can see significant changes in gun violence that has tragically affected too much in our city. ”