SAVANNAH, GA (November 14, 2020) – Savannah Police Department quickly identified and arrested a suspect in an early morning fatal shooting of a 40-year-old man at a motel on Ogeechee Road.

Officers responded to Deluxe Inn, 3680 Ogeechee Road, around 5 a.m. today and discovered Richard Vinson deceased in one of the guest rooms. The suspect, Micky Hamilton, 37, was arrested at the scene.

An investigation revealed the two men were involved in a verbal altercation when the shooting occurred. Hamilton was booked into the Chatham County jail on charges of murder.

The case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information on the incident should call SPD’s Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted through a CrimeStoppers online tip portal at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=757. Tipsters may qualify for a reward up to $2,500, depending on the severity of the crime. More information on the process of submitting a tip and how rewards are processed can be viewed at http://www.savannahchathamcrimestoppers.org/About_Us.cfm