Police identify Abercorn St. shooting victim, murder suspect arrested

Crime & Safety

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — A Sunday afternoon shooting in Savannah has left a man dead and a suspect charged with murder.

The Savannah Police Department (SPD) says the shooting occurred on the 5500 block of Abercorn Street just before 4 p.m. on Sept. 12. SPD says 28-year-old Frankie Fernandez of Simpsonville, S.C. was shot and killed.

SPD says it arrested Martez Pinkney, 27, near the crime scene and charged him with murder. Pinkney was transported to the Chatham County Detention Center.

The victim’s name is being withheld until his family is notified.

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