Police ID victim in fatal Georgetown shooting

Crime & Safety

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Chatham County Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred early Friday morning in Georgetown.

Officers were dispatched around 1 a.m. to an apartment complex in the 100 block of Prince Royal Lane.

CCPD says one man was found dead on the scene, apparently from a gunshot. He has now been identified as 28-year-old Jerel Arkeem Richards.

Another victim, whose name has not been released, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Still no word on any suspects from police.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Chatham County Police Department at 912-651-4717.

Information can also be submitted anonymously to CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020 or online here. CrimeStoppers offers a reward of up to $2,500, depending on the severity of the crime, if a tip leads to an arrest.

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