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.
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.