Teen Arrested in Fatal Shooting

Brian Kelly
Brian Kelly

An 18-year-old is in custody tonight, accused of shooting of a 71-year-old Savannah man. Savannah-Chatham police arrested Brian Kelly this morning at Beach High School. He's charged with robbery and the shooting death of Marion Ward.

Police say Kelly shot ward after he robbed him Friday night on Burroughs Street near 35th. Ward died from his injuries.

Kelly's in the Chatham County Detention Center and will be arraigned tomorrow.

Reported by: Katie Pike, kpike@wtoc.com