SAVANNAH, GA (January 12, 2015) Two 16-year-old teens have been identified as the suspects in the Oct. 4 shooting of another 16-year-old.
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department detectives are charging the two boys with aggravated assault through the Chatham County Juvenile Court.
Downtown Precinct Patrol officers had responded to the Fred Wessels complex that Saturday about 11:23 p.m. to find John Bailey with a non-life threatening wound to his head. He and a friend had been walking on River Street when a large group of teens threatened Bailey. At least one member of the group fired a weapon as he ran away.
Metro detectives continue to investigate the shooting and events leading up to it.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.
A Tip Line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124 and most area clergy have agreed to serve as liaisons for anyone who would like to share information with police anonymously.