UPDATE: In regards to the fatal shooting of Leopoldo Corona on November 21, 2019, Marcus Speaks, 19, was identified as the suspect. On Monday, May 11, Speaks was served his warrant for murder in the Chatham County Detention Center, where he was being held for unrelated charges.


SAVANNAH, GA (November 21, 2019) – Savannah Police’s Criminal Investigations Unit detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 45-year-old male this morning.

Around 2 a.m., officers were called to a residence on Fairmont Avenue in response to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located Leopoldo Corona suffering from life-threatening injuries, which he succumbed to. Detectives are continuing to investigate this homicide.

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