River Street shooting suspect in custody

Crime & Safety

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Savannah Police Department (SPD) says a wanted shooting suspect turned himself in to police custody.

Police say J.T. Deloach, 17, the suspect in the July 5 River Street shooting turned himself in at Savannah Police Headquarters Thursday evening.

Authorities charged Deloach with aggravated assault.

According to the SPD, police responded shortly after midnight July 5 to River Street at the Bull Street ramp and discovered Rasheen Adkins suffering from a gunshot wound.

Crews transported Adkins to a hospital for his injuries.

Police say the shooting was the result of a conflict between two parties.

SPD detectives were able to identify DeLoach as the suspect.

J.T. DeLoach, 17

Detectives also determined that Adkins had an active warrant for aggravated assault from a previous incident. Upon his release from the hospital, Adkins was booked into the Chatham County jail.

Deloach remains in custody at the Chatham County Detention Center.

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