SAVANNAH, GA (June 12, 2018) – On yesterday, Savannah Police along with the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and Long County Sheriff’s Office located and apprehended Archie Bryant, 23, for his involvement in an October 2017 homicide.
Around 6:55 p.m. on October 8, 2017, officers responded to the 5500 block of Betty Drive and found Shawn Rhinehart, 22, suffering from life-threatening injuries. Around the same time, Robert Reeves, then 23, arrived at the hospital in a private vehicle with non-life-threatening injuries.
Rhinehart succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Investigators quickly identified Jose Carrillo, who was 22 at the time, as a suspect. He turned himself in on October 11, 2017 and was charged with one count of murder.
Through the course of the investigation, Bryant was also identified as a suspect. After extensive intelligence gathering, he was located in the 100 block of John Gibson Court in Long County, Ga. He was taken into custody without incident.
He has been charged with murder, aggravated assault and possession of firearm by convicted felon.