Update: Derek Maurice Johnson, 47, has been arrested in connection with an Oct. 27shooting on the Truman Parkway. He was taken into custody on the evening of Oct. 29 and charged with two counts of homicide.
SAVANNAH (Oct 27, 2023) – Savannah Police Detectives are investigating a shooting that happened early Friday morning on the northbound lanes of the Truman Parkway that left a male and female victim dead on the scene.
This incident was initially reported on social media as a traffic alert, as the circumstances relating to the victim’s injuries were not immediately clear.
At around 12:20 a.m. Friday morning, officers responded to the report of a man in the roadway between Henry and Wheaton Street. Police discovered a male victim deceased and later determined that he died from a gunshot wound. A female victim, deceased, was also discovered with apparent gunshot wounds off the roadway.
Police were able to collect evidence on the scene. The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information, call CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020.