Savannah police identify and charge suspect for June shooting that claimed life of teen

Crime & Safety

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Savannah Police Department (SPD) identified the suspect in a June 10 deadly shooting that killed a teenager.

Savannah detectives served Parcardi Trappio, who is detained at the Chatham County Detention Center for unrelated charges, with a warrant for murder in connection to the homicide of Latanya Williams, 17.

Parcardi Trappio

On the evening of June 10, officers responded to a report of a shooting on the 900 block of Staley Avenue.

At the scene officers discovered Williams inside a vehicle damaged from gunfire. She was taken to a hospital with gunshots wounds and later succumbed to her injuries.

Savannah Mayor Van Johnson said he also arrived at the scene.

“These officers were out there and I watched and they’re taking care of the family that had been displaced from their house while the forensics officers did what they had to do,” Johnson said.

SPD said a second victim, 27-year-old Akeem Williams, was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle before officers arrived. He received a minor injury, police said.

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