Update 10/18/15 3:34 p.m.: The victim has succumbed to his injuries; his death is now being investigated as a homicide.
SAVANNAH, GA (October 18, 2015): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives have made an arrest in a shooting which occurred in City Market on West Congress Street at approximately 2:20 a.m. on Sunday.
Joseph Heyward, 23, of Savannah was arrested and charged with the shooting of Frank Wilson, 24, also of Savannah. Heyward admitted to investigator that he targeted Wilson specifically; this shooting appears to be a retaliatory act due to previous violence between shooter’s family and the victim’s family. Wilson is in the hospital in critical condition.
Several witnesses remained in the area after the shooting and provided valuable information to investigators. The investigation is on-going.