SAVANNAH, GA (March 24, 2017) – Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Violent Crimes detectives arrested Rassan Sharpe, 16, on Friday, Mar. 24, charging him with the murder of Kevin Jackson, 16.

At around 5 p.m., Mar. 6, Metro officers responded to the 800 block of Crosby Street, finding Jackson suffering from a gunshot wound. Reportedly, Jackson was at that location where he was approached and shot. Jackson was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

“Detective Brittany Dobbs did an excellent job investigating this case and has taken a violent predator off the streets,” said Criminal Investigations Division Major Richard Zapal. “Detective Christopher Ross and Detective Kevin Fikes assisted in the investigation and were essential in making the arrest.”