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Man charged in connection to shooting in Savannah

A man has been charged in connection with Monday's Midtown Savannah shooting. A man has been charged in connection with Monday's Midtown Savannah shooting.

Dectectives from Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Dept's Violent Crimes unit has charged one man with unrelated crimes as they continue their investigation of a shooting in Savannah on Monday.

Dectives have charged Roderick Bo Jackson, 29, of the 500 block of West 51st Street with obstruction of justice and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  Jackson was detained on the first block of East 60th Street minutes after the shooting occurred.

Jackson, a twice convicted felon, matched the description of one of the two men seen running from the area after the woman was shot in her back yard four blocks from Atlantic Avenue and Columbus Drive.

A second man matching descriptions of the other suspect was also detained, but no charges have been filed.

Jaconson was most recently released from the Valdosta Transitional Center in 2011 after serving 21 months of his six-year sentence for armed robbery.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 912.234.2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A confidential Tip Line also is open directly to investigators at 912.525.3124.

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