SAVANNAH, GA (October 18, 2011): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police arrested a 16-year-old Savannah youth today and charged him with murder in the shooting death of a Savannah man Monday.


Jarrett Jones of the 900 block of West 42nd Street was charged in the death of Rashaun Bernard Howard.


Howard, 26, of the 1300 Block of Abercorn Street, was found in his wrecked car with gunshot wounds after he crashed into a parked vehicle on Bulloch Street at West Victory Drive. He was pronounced dead at Memorial University Medical Center.


SCMPD Violent Crimes detectives said their investigation led them to Jones, who also has been charged with theft by receiving in another case based on evidence found in his house. He will be arraigned Wednesday.


Police are continuing to investigate the case. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). In the body type, include “CStop2020” plus the tip. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.


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