SAVANNAH, GA. (April 2, 2014): Violent Crimes detectives continue to investigate a shooting Tuesday afternoon on Savannah’s east side but their investigation already has led to three arrests on other charges.
Kareem Abdul Felder, 18, of an East 41st Street address, was charged with obstruction and false statements and writings after lying to Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police about his identity and the location of the shooting. He arrived at Memorial University Medical Center for treatment of a non-life threatening gunshot wound injury shortly after the shooting.
Islands Precinct Patrol officers had been called to the 2000 block of Ash Street at 3:47 p.m. to investigate the shooting.
Detectives and Islands Precinct officers, aided by Central Precinct Crime Suppression Unit and Patrol officers, served four search warrants in the investigation Tuesday that led to two other arrests.
Johnell Taylor, 36, of the 2000 block of Ash Street, was arrested on an outstanding contempt of court warrant. And Bernard Jonathon Wilson, 26, of the 3100 block of Harris Street, was charged with possession of marijuana.
The investigation into the shooting continues. 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 confidential Tip Line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.