SAVANNAH, GA (January 16, 2021) –– Due to thorough investigative measures by homicide detectives, Savannah Police made an arrest in the fatal January 1 shooting on W. St. Julian Street.
At around 2:15 a.m. on January 1, officers responded to Tree House on the 300 block of W. St. Julian Street and located Corey Vance, 26, and a 28-year-old male with shooting injuries. They were both transported to the hospital, where Vance later succumbed to his injuries. Later that morning, officers were notified about a third shooting victim from the incident who arrived at the hospital by private vehicle. The 25-year-old woman was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
During the investigation, detectives identified Kendall Stevens, 32, as the suspect in this case. With assistance from the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and SPD’s Impact Team, Stevens was arrested yesterday. He has been charged with murder, aggravated assault (2 counts) and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Anyone with additional information on this homicide should call SPD’s Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020.