Police make arrest in fatal shooting at Suburban Extended Stay on Abercorn St.

Martez Pinkney
Martez Pinkney(Savannah Police Department)
Published: Sep. 12, 2021 at 4:24 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 13, 2021 at 4:44 AM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The Savannah Police Department is investigating a shooting at the Suburban Extended Stay on Abercorn Street on Sunday night.

Police say the call came in around 3:40 p.m. on Sunday. Officers found an adult male suffering from life-threatening injuries.

The victim later died of his injuries. Police have identified the victim as 28-year-old Frankie Fernandez of Simpsonville, South Carolina.

The Criminal Investigations Division is investigating the incident further. Police say they detained a person of interest in the area.

That person has been identified as 27-year-old Martez Pinkney. Pinkney has been charged with murder.

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