03/25 UPDATE: During the course of this investigation, detectives identified Jonathan Johnson, 29, as the suspect in the fatal shooting of Leron Pace, 29. Yesterday, Johnson turned himself into SPD headquarters. He was charged with murder and transported to the Chatham County Detention Center.


SAVANNAH, GA (March 23, 2021) – The Savannah Police Department Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a shooting on Waters Avenue yesterday night that resulted in a fatality.

Around 11:45 p.m., officers responded to an apartment complex on the 8500 block of Waters Avenue in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located Leron Pace, 29, suffering from life-threatening injuries. Emergency services personnel transported Pace to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

This case is being investigated as having a domestic-related connection. Detectives are actively following up on leads as the investigation continues.

Anyone with additional information on this case should contact our tip line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters are anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.