UPDATE (August 25, 2021): Detectives identified Deandre Tyrone Miller, 23 , as a suspect in the fatal shooting of Arthur Boston on Wilder Drive July 2, 2021. Miller was indicted Aug. 24 by the grand jury on charges of felony murder, two counts of aggravated assault, three counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and a single county of possession of a firearm by a first offender/probationer. Miller is in custody at the Chatham County jail.

 

SAVANNAH, GA (July 4, 2021) The Savannah Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old male.  On July 2, 2021, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Savannah Police responded to Avery Street and Wilder Drive on a report of a shooting.  Shortly after officers arrived at this location, a person arrived at Memorial Hospital by private vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim, identified as Arthur Boston, later succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this shooting.

Anyone with information on the incident should call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020.  Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. CrimeStoppers tips can also be submitted online by visiting SavannahChathamCrimeStoppers.org and clicking “Submit Online Tip.”