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Second man charged in White Bluff Road shooting


A second Savannah man has been charged in connection with a shooting that occurred Jan. 23 on White Bluff Road.

Harold Edward Hodges IV, 23, was arrested by Savannah-Chatham Metro Police detectives Tuesday for his involvement in the shooting of John Perry, 25, at Turtle Creek Apartments. He has been charged with criminal attempt at armed robbery.

Another suspect, Ernest Patterson, 21, was charged in early February with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, attempted armed robbery, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in the commission of a crime.

Perry was treated for a gunshot wound that he suffered after the two men standing outside of his Turtle Creek apartment in the 11900 block of White Bluff Road fired at his door.

Police have determined that the shots were fired after a drug-related confrontation. Violent crimes detectives are continuing to investigate the shooting. Additional charges could be added.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 912.234.2020 or text CRIMES (274637).

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