SAVANNAH, GA (May 29, 2016) — Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department officers arrested two men at approximately 8:30 p.m., May 28, following a home invasion and vehicle pursuit.
Shaquille Kent, 23, and Justin Underwood, 21, were arrested and charged with multiple crimes including: criminal attempt at armed robbery, home invasion, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and felony fleeing to elude.
Officers responded to a home invasion at approximately 8 p.m., in the 4600 block of Oakview Drive. Upon arrival, officers noticed a vehicle fleeing the area and the officers began a vehicle pursuit.
During the pursuit, Underwood fled from the vehicle near Frazier Homes and was subsequently apprehended and arrested.
As the vehicle pursuit continued, Kent eventually lost control and crashed into a tree near the Chatham City apartment complex in Garden City. Kent fled on foot, only to be tased and subsequently arrested by police.
Both suspects were transported to Memorial University Medical Center, treated and released to police. Garden City Police and Georgia State Patrol officers also assisted in the arrest.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information on this case should contact the SCMPD tip line. The tip line is open directly to investigators by dialing (912) 525-3124.
Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.