Suspect Shot by Officer to Face Grand Jury - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

03/06/06

Suspect Shot by Officer to Face Grand Jury

Jerome Hill faced a judge via video conference. Jerome Hill faced a judge via video conference.

A man who was shot by a Savannah-Chatham police officer after sexually assaulting a woman, according to charges, was in court today. The judge found enough evidence against Jerome Hill to send his case to a grand jury.

Police say Hill was attacking a women in a car near the corner of Montgomery and Barrington Streets on February 21. When Officer Clifford Huggins pulled up, investigators say Hill got out of the car and pulled a gun on Huggins.

Huggins shot Hill in the arm and neck.

A grand jury will hear Hill's case within the next three months.

Reported by: Michelle Paynter, mpaynter@wtoc.com

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