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.
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.