SAVANNAH, GA (March 27, 2020) – Due to efforts by Savannah Police’s Eastside Precinct patrol officers and Aggravated Assault Unit detectives, a quick arrest was made in yesterday’s shooting on Pennsylvania Avenue.

At around 9 p.m., officers responded to the 600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue due to a ShotSpotter notification and located Samuel Barnard, 34, with a gunshot wound. Barnard was transported to the hospital in serious condition.

Shortly after, officers received information on a potential suspect and due to quick action, located Kenneth White, 37, who was found to be responsible for the shooting of Barnard. White was charged with aggravated assault, aggravated battery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.