SAVANNAH, GA (March 8, 2022) – Savannah Police detectives arrested a suspect in an overnight shooting that resulted in injuries to a 16-year-old girl.

Around 11:30 p.m. officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 500 block of Emerald Drive. Soon after, the victim arrived at Candler Hospital by private vehicle. She was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives were quickly able to identify the suspect as 20-year-old Aaron Williams. He was booked into the Chatham County jail on charges of aggravated assault.

The preliminary indication is the shooting is the result of a prior dispute between acquaintances.

Anyone with information on the incident or any other violent crime should call the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. CrimeStoppers tips can also be submitted online by visiting SavannahChathamCrimeStoppers.org and clicking “Submit Online Tip.”