SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – A 26-year-old has been arrested for murder in a fatal shooting on Brewer Street last week.
The Savannah Police Department (SPD) on Tuesday announced the arrest of Jamal Hicks in the death of Alphonso Oliver Jr. The victim was also 26.
Oliver was shot in the 600 block of Brewer Street on May 3, according to police.
Officers responded to a Shot Spotter call around 3:20 p.m. in the area where they found Oliver suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died.
Meanwhile, SPD said Hicks has been booked into the Chatham County jail. He also faces charges of aggravated battery, cruelty to children and probation violation in addition to the murder charge.
His criminal record shows charges in Chatham County dating back to 2013. He was arrested multiple times between 2017 and 2019, for charges including burglary, terroristic threats and acts and probation violation, records show.
Anyone with further information on the Brewer Street incident are asked to call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at 912-525-3124.