SAVANNAH, GA. (April 17, 2023): Savannah Police have charged a 40-year-old man in connection to an April 4 shooting on Avalon Drive.
Officers responded to the 1800 block of N. Avalon Drive around 2:20 p.m. April 4 and discovered the victim, 35-year-old Josiah Norris, suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg. Norris was transported to a hospital for treatment.
Through further investigation, detectives identified the suspect as Jermaine Ladson. The suspect and victim were known to one another and had been involved in a verbal dispute when the shooting occurred.
On April 15, the SPD Community Response Team located Ladson. He was booked into the Chatham County jail on charges of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.