SAVANNAH, GA (August 6, 2019) – SPD Violent Crimes detectives made a quick arrest after responding to a homicide that occurred today in the 600 block of E. River Street.

Officers responded to a parking lot on E. River Street around 12:15 p.m. and discovered Marcus Chaney, 30, deceased from gunshot wounds. A suspect was immediately detained by good samaritans after he was seen running from the crime scene. Further investigation resulted in the suspect, Ronnie Cooper, 30, being arrested on a charge of murder.

An investigation revealed that Cooper and Chaney were known to one another. The investigation remains ongoing.