SAVANNAH, GA (November 11, 2020) – Savannah Police Department quickly identified and arrested a suspect in today’s fatal shooting of 31-year-old Branden Lewis.
Officers responded to the 1600 block of Coventry Avenue around 8 a.m. and discovered Lewis inside his residence suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. He later succumbed to those injuries.
Detectives were soon able to identify 17-year-old Eric Hills as a suspect. He has been charged with murder in connection to the incident.
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