FEB. 6 UPDATE: http://savannahpd.org/savannah-police-charge-teen-with-murder-in-funeral-home-shooting/
UPDATE: Early Feb 4, SWAT, the Hostage Negotiation Team and Savannah Police detectives executed arrest warrants on a person of interest in this case. A 15-year-old male has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault. At this time, detectives do not believe the Feb. 3 shooting at Bonaventure Funeral Home was in retaliation to the Jan. 21 fatal shooting of Balil Whitfield on Hudson Street. The victim in this case remains in critical condition.
SAVANNAH, GA (February 3, 2018) – Savannah Police’s Violent Crimes detectives are investigating the shooting of a 12-year-old boy at the Bonaventure Funeral Home today.
Officers responded to the funeral home at 2520 Bonaventure Road about 3:15 p.m. today and discovered the boy suffering from life threatening injures. He was transported to a hospital for treatment.
Detectives are actively working this case and are speaking with witnesses to identify a person of interest.
Anyone with information should contact the SCMPD tip line by calling (912) 525-3124. Information can also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.