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Suspect charged for shooting in parking lot of Savannah shopping center

Jamil Mahdi Jackson
Jamil Mahdi Jackson(Chatham County Jail)
Published: Oct. 26, 2021 at 11:17 AM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The Savannah Police Department has charged a suspect for a shooting in June 2021 that happened in the parking lot of a Savannah shopping center.

According to SPD, 24-year-old Jamil Mahdi Jackson was booked into the Chatham County jail on a charge of aggravated assault. He was taken into custody on Oct. 25 by the U.S. Marshal’s on the related warrant.

Around 9 p.m. on June 9, officers responded to the Home Depot store at 1910 E. Victory Drive and discovered a 19-year-old man suffering from injuries consistent with a gunshot graze.

According to police, the investigation determined that shots were fired in the parking lot during a confrontation with the victim and suspect, who did know each.

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