Juvenile arrested, charged for Statesboro murder

Crime & Safety

STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) – Statesboro Police announced Thursday an arrest linked to a deadly shooting at a Statesboro apartment complex.

According to the Statesboro Police, agents with the United States Marshal’s Service arrested a sixteen year old male in Hinesville.

The juvenile is accused of murdering A’Nyah Davis, 21.

On October 2, police responded to a shooting call at the Hudson Apartments on South Main Street in Statesboro. 

At the scene officers discovered Davis suffering a gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital where she died.

The juvenile suspect faces charges of  one count of Felony Murder, one count of Aggravated Assault, and one count of Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime.

Individuals with further information on this case are asked to contact Detective Sergeant Harrelson at 912-764-9911 or submit an anonymous tip to tips@statesboroga.gov.

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Previous article: October 3, 2020

STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) – The Statesboro Police Department (SPD) is investigating a homicide on South Main Street.

According to SPD, at 9:37 p.m. on Friday, officers responded to the Hudson Apartments at 831 South Main Street for a report of shots fired.

When they arrived, officers found 21-year-old A’Nyah Davis suffering a gunshot wound. She was taken to East Georgia Regional Medical Center, where she died of her injuries.

SPD says Davis was not a student at Georgia Southern University.

Detectives worked through the night to process the scene and interview witnesses. This homicide is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sergeant Harrelson at 912-764-9911 or to submit an anonymous tip to tips@statesboroga.gov.

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