SAVANNAH, GA (August 4, 2017) – Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police’s Violent Crimes detectives arrested a man for the August 3 shooting death of one man and shooting-related injuries of another.
At about 4:30 p.m. on August 3, officers responded to a shooting in the 1000 block of West 35th Street. Upon arrival, they found Dontray Hart, 21, suffering from life-threatening injuries and Theron Early, 23, suffering from non-life-threatening injuries. Both were transported to the hospital for treatment, where Hart later succumbed to his injuries.
Investigators determined the shooting was the result of a confrontation between Hart and Dominique Jackson, 23. Jackson was also shot during the altercation and sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Jackson fled the scene after being shot and was quickly found and apprehended by officers a few streets away.
Jackson was arrested and charged with murder and aggravated assault.