UPDATE (May 7, 2020): Rashaun Padgett, 25, was taken into custody at a Garden City hotel on May 6 by the USMS Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force, with assistance from SPD’s Strategic Investigation Unit, SWAT, K-9, gang and warrant squads. He has been charged with murder and aggravated assault in connection to SPD investigations. Padgett was also wanted by Savannah State University Police for armed robbery and has a warrant from U.S. Probation for a supervises release violation.

SAVANNAH, GA (3/3/2020)  Savannah Police Violent Crime detectives are seeking the public’s help locating Rashaun Padgett, 25, in reference to the February 8 homicide of 17 year old, Alexis Devoe, on W. 60th and Montgomery streets.  This suspect is now also wanted in the non-fatal shooting last night on Millen Street in West Savannah.  Padgett is also wanted in an Armed Robbery incident.

Padgett stands approximately 6’5” and weighs around 210 pounds. He is known to frequent the 4100 block of Rockdale Drive.

Detectives  are investigating both incidents.  Padgett was in the Savannah area as late as last night and has shown he is willing to commit further crimes.  SPD is asking for the public’s help in locating him as quickly as possible.

Anyone with information on this case or Padgett’s location can contact CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or contact detectives at (912) 525-3124. Tipsters will remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $2,500.