SAVANNAH, GA (June 15, 2021) – The Savannah Police Department continues to investigate a June 11 shooting on Avery Street that resulted in multiple people being shot.
Officers responded to the 200 block of Avery Street around 9 p.m. June 11 and discovered multiple victims at the scene and transported to a hospital by private vehicle. One victim, Arthur Milton, 20, died as a result of his injuries soon after the incident. Another victim, Terry Coleman, 26, died as a result of his injuries on June 14. Six others were treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Savannah Police detectives continue to utilize their resources to continue to investigate the incident and develop lines of communication with residents who may have knowledge of the incident. Detectives are focusing on determining who the parties responsible are, what factors led to the shooting, and why gun-related crimes with tragic consequences like this are occurring in Savannah.
Since the incident occurred the department has received a great amount of interest from the community, to include community organizations and faith leaders, who have lent their support and expressed commitment to assisting our initiatives to address crime in Savannah. Detectives still need the public to come forward with any details on the incident that could assist in progressing the investigation and lead to the arrest of the parties responsible for the shooting.
To further encourage member so the community to come forward, the department has arranged for an additional reward of at least $10,000 for information resulting in the arrest of the parties responsible. Tipsters can contact the Savannah Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (912) 651-4362 or the Crime Tip Line at (912) 525-3124.
CrimeStoppers also has a standing reward up to $2,500 for crime tips. Tipsters remain anonymous and can reach CrimeStoppers by calling (912) 234-2020 or visiting SavannahChathamCrimeStoppers.org and clicking “Submit Online Tip.”