Two Arrests in Fatal Shooting - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

10/16/03

Two Arrests in Fatal Shooting

UPDATE: Today, police arrested 26-year-old Malcolm Windham and 25-year-old Lavon Rivers and charged them with the murder.

Savannah police are working to find out who is responsible for killing a man on the city's west side. Police were called to the 1300 block of Newcastle Street around 5:30pm last evening when someone reported gunshots. When officers arrived, they found 28-year-old Bernard Roberts suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was rushed by ambulance to Memorial Health, where died a short time later.

Witnesses tell police they saw two men leaving the scene just after the shooting in a dark-colored SUV. Detectives have questioned several people, but so far no arrests. 

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers anonymously at 234-2020. A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered.

Reported by: Steven Shoob, sshoob@wtoc.com

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