UPDATE: On October 8, Savannah Police officers apprehended Zonnique Maxwell. She was transported to the Chatham County Detention Center without incident. Detectives continue to work this case.
SAVANNAH, GA (September 22, 2018) – The Savannah Police Department along with the U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) arrested two males and seeks one female in connection to the September 2017 fatal shooting of Jaheim Morris, 16.
On September 17, 2017 at around 1:20 a.m., officers responded to a local hospital in reference to a male shooting victim, later identified as Morris, who arrived by private vehicle with life-threatening injuries. He succumbed to those injuries later that day.
Due to further investigation, Kaisun Dixon, 17, Tyquarious Washington, 19, Yusuf Maxwell, 17, and Zonnique Maxwell, 19, were identified as parties responsible for the shooting death of Morris. On the morning of September 17, 2018, SERFTF and multiple Savannah Police units located and took Dixon and Washington into custody. Yusuf Maxwell, who is currently incarcerated due to unrelated charges, will be served with his warrant. They have each been charged with felony murder.
Savannah Police are now seeking the public’s assistance in locating Zonnique Maxwell, who is also wanted for felony murder. She is a black female standing 5-feet, with a slim build.
“I commend the exceptional job of the detectives and patrol officers who worked this case,” said Director of Police Services Roy Minter. “Now it’s important for the community to partner with us to finally bring closure to a grieving family. We truly ask that if you know something, please say something.”
Anyone with information on Zonnique Maxwell’s location is asked to call Violent Crimes detectives at (912) 525-3124. Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.