Ephiriam Rashad German
Ephiriam Rashad German


SAVANNAH, GA (November 30, 2012): A fourth man involved in the shooting at the Coastal Empire Fair Nov. 3 has been taken into custody as Metro Police continue to search for the other men involved.

Ephraim Rashad GERMAN, 19, was taken into custody and arrested after turning himself in at police headquarters Thursday afternoon. GERMAN was charged with false statements and writings as well as served with an aggravated assault warrant already on file for him from a November 2 shooting.  


Shawn Hakeem Sibert, 21, of Fluke Street was arrested November 28, and charged with aggravated assault. He and Lajuan Jerome Sloman, 21, were the two suspects believed to be firing at each other at the fair.


Two others, Jeffrey Bashon Crawford, 19, and Diqwane Dreshawn Butler, 28, both also listed as victims in the fair shooting, have been arrested and charged with false statements and writings..


The two men still at large are Terrence Lassalle Thacker Jr., 23, who being sought for lying to police and providing a false name and Sloman, who is being sought for aggravated assault.


Metro detectives continue to investigate the fair shooting and attempt to identify other participants.


Anyone with information on the case or the location of the suspects is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). In the body type, include “CStop2020” plus the tip. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. The Exchange Club of Savannah has contributed $5,000 to boost the available reward money to $7,500.


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