SAVANNAH, GA (October 15, 2020) – Savannah Police Department quickly arrested a shooting suspect who attempted to evade capture.
Around 11:45 a.m. Oct. 14 a ShotSpotter notification alerted officers to several shots being fired in the area of 31st Street and Ogeechee Road. A Central Precinct officer was in the area and heard the gunfire. The officer immediately responded and witnessed a suspect vehicle fleeing. The officer pursued the vehicle to Dean Forest Road and Interstate 16 where the pursuit ended without incident and the driver was taken into custody.
Gregory Darryl Gadson Jr., 27, was charged with reckless conduct, four counts of criminal damage to property second degree, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, theft of stolen property and multiple traffic citations.
Officers recovered a stolen firearm and two loaded magazines.
Detectives determined that the shots on 31st Street resulted in property damage to several residences. No injuries were reported.
The incident remains under investigation.
Any victims or witnesses to the incident are encouraged to contact detectives or CrimeStoppers.
Tipsters can contact SPD’s 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