SAVANNAH, GA (April 14, 2015): A Monday evening altercation involving a gun led to the arrest of Virgil “Byrd” Wright, 29, by Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police, this morning.
James Cooper, 22, was in the area of East Gwinnett Street and Goebel Avenue looking for his missing bicycle. While returning home, Cooper was confronted by Wright and Cino Shields, 28, both of whom Cooper is familiar. Wright threatened and subsequently attempted to shoot Cooper. Cooper fled on foot, eventually entering a nearby car, whose driver took him to meet police.
There were no reported injuries.
Wright was arrested for aggravated assault.