SAVANNAH, GA. (March 25, 2014): Violent Crimes Detectives for the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department are awaiting extradition of a man arrested in Bluffton for two Savannah shootings on March 17 that left one man dead and another injured.
At about 2:30 p.m. today, members of the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, with assistance of the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office and Bluffton Police Department, arrested 28-year-old James Harris, Jr. of Savannah on the 2000 block of Simmonsville Road in Bluffton. He is charged with murder and aggravated assault. Harris is awaiting extradition at the Beaufort County Jail.
Harris is charged for a double shooting on the 2000 block of Mississippi Avenue that killed 24-year-old Barry Trevon Williams, of the 1900 block of Skidaway Road, and wounded Dominique Ellison, 25, of a Mississippi Avenue address.
Harris’s extradition date has not yet been scheduled.