SAVANNAH, GA. (June 13, 2014):Murder charges were added today to others filed against a Savannah man after a shooting in west Savannah Wednesday afternoon.

Michael Jerome Allen, 52, was declared dead today at Memorial University Medical Center after the 2:08 p.m. shooting in a parking lot at East Lathrop and Damon streets.

Phell “Lucky” Hudson, 54, of a Buckhalter Road address, had been charged with aggravated assault after he was detained by West Chatham precinct patrol officers shortly after the incident. He was stopped in a car matching the description of the one described by witnesses leaving the scene.

Violent Crimes detectives of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department credited the help of witnesses in the area and rapid response of Patrol officers.