SAVANNAH, GA (September 25, 2021) – Savannah Police Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a homicide on Crescent Drive yesterday.

Around 11:30 a.m., September 24, officers responded to the 200 block of Crescent Drive on reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, they located Alphonso Dickerson, 17, with life-threatening injuries, which he succumbed to.

Detectives quickly began collecting information on this case and were provided a suspect description. The suspect was described as a black male wearing a black skull cap, black hoodie and a black or grey backpack that was seen running from the area going westbound towards Pennsylvania Avenue.

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.