Savannah teen charged with murder

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A 16-year-old Savannah teen was arrested and charged with murder on Tuesday.

Jarrett Jones has been charged in connection with the shooting death of 26-year-old Rashaun Bernard Howard on Monday.

Howard was found in his wrecked car with gunshot wounds after he crashed into a parked vehicle on Bulloch Street at West Victory Drive, according to Savannah-Chatham Metro Police. He was pronounced dead at Memorial University Medical Center.

Jones has also been charged with theft by receiving in another case based on evidence found in his house, according to police. He is scheduled to be arraigned on Wednesday.

Police are continuing to investigate the case. Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 912.234.2020 or text CRIMES (274637). In the body type, include "CStop2020" plus the tip. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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