SAVANNAH, GA (April 18, 2020) – Savannah Police Violent Crimes detectives are investigating an early morning double shooting resulting in one fatality.
Around 1:20 a.m., officers heard gunfire in the area of Avery Street and Oglethorpe Avenue and quickly responded to the scene finding Charles Daniels, 40, with gunshot wounds. Daniels was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
While responding to the scene, officers located a second victim, Warnie Bonaparte, 31, in a vehicle with non-life threatening injuries. He was transported to a local hospital for further treatment.
Detectives do not believe this is a random shooting and are continuing to investigate. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact detectives at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020.
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.