Suspect charged in fatal shooting on East Gwinnett Street

Suspect charged in fatal shooting on East Gwinnett Street
Demonte Phillips (Source: Savannah Police Department)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) -Savannah Police have arrested and charged 21-year-old Demonte Phillips in a weekend shooting that left one person dead.

Officers responded the E. Gwinnett and Paulsen Street area on Saturday to find Calvin Marshall with serious injuries sustained during a shooting. He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Police say they have charged Phillips with murder and felony false statements.

Anyone with information on this case should call SPD’s Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted through a CrimeStoppers online tip portal at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=757. Tipsters may qualify for a reward up to $2,500, depending on the severity of the crime. More information on the process of submitting a tip and how rewards are processed can be viewed at http://www.savannahchathamcrimestoppers.org/About_Us.cfm.

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