UPDATE (November 2, 2022): J.T. Sidney Deloach, 18, has been charged with murder and four counts of aggravated assault in connection to the Sept. 17 fatal shooting of Devoin Bates-Carrington. Deloach was located in Hinesville by the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force. He is currently awaiting extradition to Chatham County.
SAVANNAH, GA (September 19, 2022): Savannah Police detectives continue to investigate a Sept. 17 shooting on E. 71st Street that resulted in the death of a 17-year-old.
Around 3:30 p.m. officers responded to the 1200 block of E. 71st Street and discovered Devoin Bates-Carrington, of Pooler, with gunshot wounds. He was transported to Memorial Medical Center, where he died as a result of his injuries.
The investigation is ongoing. At this point in the investigation, detectives do not believe it was a random shooting.
Anyone with information on this incident or any other violent crime is asked to contact the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at 92-525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through a CrimeStoppers online tip portal at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=757. Tipsters may qualify for a reward of up to $2,500, depending on the severity of the crime.