SAVANNAH, GA (November 19, 2011): Two Savannah men have been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of a cab driver early this morning.


Jeremy Smith, 20, of the first block of West 61st Street, and Jamere Drake, 18, of the 2000 block of Reynolds Street, were charged in the shooting death of Yellow Cab driver James Woods.


Woods, 65, was found in his cab which had crashed into a chain link fence at Randolph and Wilder streets at 12:08 a.m., just moments after he was shot to death.


The investigation by the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Homicide Division showed he had pickjed up a fare in Downtwon Savannah and was shot in a robbery a block away from the crash scene.


The investigation is continuing into the case. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). In the body type, include “CStop2020” plus the tip. Tipsters reamin anous and may qualify for a cash reward.




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