SAVANNAH, GA. (February 13 2014): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Violent Crimes detectives have charged a 21-year-old Savannah man with the shooting of a man in the Victory Heights neighborhood Feb. 1.
King Jebrel Coney has been charged with aggravated assault in the shooting of Jakeem Bryant, 19, on the 2200 block of East 40th Street. His wounds were considered non-life threatening.
Bryant had arrived at Memorial University Medical Center about 5 p.m. for treatment of a gunshot wound shortly after Islands Precinct Patrol officers had been called to 40th Street to investigate shots being fired and two men chasing one another through the neighborhood.
Metro detectives filed the charges against Coney on Wednesday. They continue to investigate the shooting.