UPDATE (June 7, 2021): During the continued investigation into the May 13 fatal shooting of Travis Edwards, 20, at Bricktowne Flats, detectives identified Harold Jakarius Roberson as a suspect. Roberson, 17, was located by Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and SPD’s Strategic Investigation Unit on June 5 and was booked into the Chatham County jail on a charge of murder (party to a crime).

 

UPDATE (May 24, 2021): SPD detectives identified Terry Rucker III, 16, as a suspect in the May 13 fatal shooting of Travis Edwards, 20, at Bricktowne Flats. Rucker was transported to the RYDC on May 21 on a charge of murder.

 

SAVANNAH, GA (May 14, 2021) –  Savannah Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man at Bricktowne Flats the evening of May 13.

Officers responded to the first block of Peach Tree Drive in the Bricktowne Flats apartment complex around 9:45 p.m. and discovered Travis Edwards suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.

Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

Tipsters can call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous. 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