SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Detectives have arrested a man for murder in a shooting on Savannah’s west side.
The incident took place around 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 4 in the 800 block of W. 38th Street.
According to the Savannah Police Department (SPD), two victims, who were located at the scene, were transported to Memorial Medical Center by ambulance. An additional victim was already transported to Memorial Medical Center by private vehicle.
Kevin Johnson, 35, died at Memorial Medical Center as a result of his injuries. A 23-year-old man was treated for a non-life-threatening injury, and a 39-year-old woman was treated for a graze wound.
On Wednesday, SPD announced 24-year-old Joe Burke has been booked into the Chatham County jail on charges of murder and aggravated assault.
Police say Kevin Johnson is not related to Christopher Johnson, who was fatally shot in that location last Friday. The circumstances surrounding both incidents remain under investigation.
Anyone with further information on either shooting is asked to contact the Violent Crime Tip Line at 912-525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020.