SPD arrests 17-year-old for murder in Crescent Drive shooting

Crime & Safety

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Three weeks after a 17-year-old was shot dead on Crescent Drive, a suspect has been arrested.

Xavier Peeples, who is also 17, was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder, according to the Savannah Police Department (SPD).

Peeples is accused of fatally shooting Alphonso Dickerson on Sept. 24.

Officers were called to the 200 block of Crescent Drive around 11:30 a.m. that Friday, where they found the 17-year-old victim.

According to Dickerson’s obituary, he was laid to rest last weekend.

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