SAVANNAH, GA (January 29, 2018): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Violent Crimes detectives quickly arrested a subject in a fatal shooting on the 2500 block of Louisiana Avenue today.
At around 6:45 a.m., Metro officers responded to the scene in regards to a call about an unresponsive male. Officers found Tommy Allen, 61, in a vehicle, deceased with gunshot wounds. Officers located a person of interest on scene and brought him in for questioning. The investigation determined the person of interest, Gregory Hilton, 56, to be responsible for the homicide. Hilton was arrested and charged with murder.
The circumstances leading up to the shooting are still under investigation.
Anyone with information should contact the SCMPD tip line by calling (912) 525-3124. Information can also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.