February 12, 2020 Update: On Tuesday, February 11, detectives served Atravien Richardson, 30, an arrest warrant for murder in connection to the homicide of Tori Sterling, 25. Richardson was also served with a warrant for trafficking heroin in connection to an ongoing investigation. Richardson was in custody at the Chatham County Detention Center due to an unrelated case at the time the warrants were served.

Further information about this homicide and the previously arrested suspect in connection to this case can be found in the press release below.


SAVANNAH, GA (January 30, 2020) – Yesterday evening, Savannah Police, with assistance from the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF), arrested a 31-year-old male in connection to a fatal shooting in December 2019.

At around 2:15 a.m. on December 22, officers responded to W. 37th and Whitaker streets in regards to a shooting. Upon arrival, they located shooting victim, Tori Sterling, 25, who sustained serious injuries. Officers also located Georgesta Bostick, 26, and Anthony Mitchell, 33, with non-life threatening injuries. Sterling was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to those injuries.

During the course of the investigation, detectives identified Alajuakee Chamell Solomon as a suspect in connection to this case. He was apprehended on January 29 and charged with murder, two counts of aggravated assault and probation violation.

Detectives continue to investigate this case.

Anyone who would like to give information about any unsolved homicides in Savannah can call detectives at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tips can also be submitted online at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=757. Tipsters may qualify for a reward up to $2,500, depending on the severity of the crime. More information on the process of submitting a tip and how rewards are processed can be viewed at http://www.savannahchathamcrimestoppers.org/About_Us.cfm.