Savannah Police investigating 2 separate fatal late night shootings

Savannah Police investigating 2 separate fatal late night shootings
Shooting scene at Archer and Worth streets. (Source: WTOC)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Savannah Police are investigating two separate deadly shootings that happened just minutes apart Monday night.

Police got the first call at 11:30 p.m. Officers responded to Archer Street and Worth Street in the Liberty City area and found a woman with gunshot injuries. Tamia Green, 21, was taken to the hospital where she later died from her injuries. According to police, Green was injured while attempting to intervene in a fight between neighbors.

Savannah Police detectives have identified Chalia Greene, 21, as a suspect in the shooting of Tamia Green, according to a release from the department. Greene turned herself in at Savannah Police headquarters on Monday, March 29, and she has been charged with murder. She was transferred to Chatham County Detention Center.

Chalia Greene turned herself in to Savannah Police on Monday, March 29.
Chalia Greene turned herself in to Savannah Police on Monday, March 29. (Source: Savannah Police Department)

The second call came in just 15 minutes later. Officers responded to the 8500 block of Waters Avenue near Live Oak Apartments where they found a man had been shot.

Leron Pace, 29, was taken to the hospital where he later died. This shooting was being investigated as a domestic-related situation. During the course of the investigation, detectives identified Jonathan Johnson, 29, as the suspect in the fatal shooting of Pace.

Johnson turned himself into SPD headquarters on Wednesday, according to Savannah PD. He was charged with murder and transported to the Chatham County Detention Center.

Jonathan Johnson
Jonathan Johnson (Source: Savannah Police Department)

Police do not believe the two shootings are connected and are still investigating each case.

Anyone with information on these or any other shooting incidents 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 by clicking here. Tipsters may qualify for a reward of up to $2,500, depending on the severity of the crime.

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