UPDATE (June 28, 2019): Derek Gallop Jr., 29, was arrested June 27 and charged with murder in connection to this investigation. The case remains under investigation.
UPDATE: The unidentified male has been identified as James Fields Jr., 30. The case remains under investigation.
SAVANNAH, GA (June 12, 2019) – The Savannah Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting that resulted in two deaths and two injuries.
Around 9:40 p.m. officers responded to the 6900 block of Damascus Street and discovered multiple men suffering from gunshot wounds. Devonte Henneghan, 27, and an unidentified black male died as a result of their injuries. Two others – Michael McDaniel, 28 and Deonte Jones, 27 – were transported to a hospital with injuries.
Detectives are actively investigating the incident to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting. The incident does not appear to be the result of a random shooting.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124. Tipsters can also contact CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.