SAVANNAH, GA (February 18, 2022) – Yesterday, Savannah Police made arrests in two separate aggravated assault cases that injured a juvenile female and an adult male.
On Feb. 12, around 5 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Altman Drive due to a ShotSpotter notification. Shortly after, a 16-year-old female was found in a vehicle with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and transported for further treatment. During the investigation, officers identified a 16-year-old male as the suspect in this case. Yesterday, officers located the juvenile and he was taken into custody and charged accordingly.
Last night, SPD officers, the U.S. Marshals Service, and Georgia State Patrol officers worked together apprehending Jeffery Jackson, 30, who detectives identified as the suspect in the Jan. 24 shooting on the 1700 block of Chester Street. EMS personnel transported a 41-year-old male to the hospital in serious condition stemming from the incident.
“Our officers continue to show their dedication and commitment to solving these cases, and I am proud of their consistent and diligent hard work,” said Savannah Police Chief Roy Minter. “We encourage the community to continue working with us to address the violent crime in our City. As we work together, I believe we can see a significant change in the gun violence that has tragically affected too many in our City.”