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Man charged with shooting two brothers

Christopher Alexander Johnson (Source: SCMPD) Christopher Alexander Johnson (Source: SCMPD)

A 24-year-old Savannah man is charged in connection with shooting two brothers on Nov. 14.

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police said Christopher Alexander Johnson was arrested Wednesday and charged with aggravated assault.

Police said Johnson shot Maurice Antwan James, 25, and Josh Detrimis James, 30, at their home in the 700 block of West 49th Street.

Maurice Antwan James was declared dead at Memorial University Medical Center. Josh Detrimis James was hospitalized in critical condition and survived.

Johnson and the brothers have extensive records with SCMPD, according to police.

Johnson was most recently released from Hays State Prison, where served seven months of a two-year, six-month sentence for possession of cocaine and obstruction, according to police. He had served two other prison terms.

SCMPD's homicide detectives continue to investigate the shootings.

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