UPDATE (July 25, 2022): SPD detectives have arrested a fourth suspect in connection to the July 7 fatal shooting of Gary Pitts on W. Park Avenue. Lamartrus Exley, 19, was booked into the Chatham County jail on July 24 on charges of murder and armed robbery. The investigation remains ongoing.
UPDATE (July 14, 2022): SPD detectives have arrested three suspects in connection to the July 7 fatal shooting of Gary Pitts on W. Park Avenue. Hershel Orr, 19, and Vincent Truesdale, 17, were booked into the Chatham County jail on July 13 on charges of murder, armed robbery and aggravated assault. A 16-year-old male was also booked into the Regional Youth Detention Center on charges of murder and armed robbery.
SAVANNAH, GA (July 8, 2022): Savannah Police detectives are investigating a July 7 shooting on W. Park Avenue that resulted in the death of a 26-year-old.
Officers responded to W. Park Avenue at Montgomery Street around 11:40 p.m. for a ShotSpotter alert and discovered Gary Pitts with gunshot wounds. He died as a result of his injuries.
Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this shooting.
Anyone with information on this incident or any other violent crime should contact the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tips can also be submitted 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.