Suspect arrested for June 20 shooting on East 38th Street

Savannah police investigating shooting at 38th and Ott
Savannah police investigating shooting at 38th and Ott(WTOC)
Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 8:19 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2022 at 11:32 AM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - A suspect has been arrested for a shooting on June 20 on East 38th Street in Savannah.

According to Savannah Police Department (SPD), 44-year-old Marques Theron Smoak was booked into the Chatham County jail on June 22 on charges of aggravated assault and willful obstruction of a law enforcement officer.

Around 6:50 p.m. June 20, officers responded to the 1000 block of E. 38th Street and discovered a 23-year-old victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital for treatment.

According to SPD, detectives determined that the suspect and victim had previously been involved in an ongoing domestic-related verbal disagreements that escalated that day and resulted in the shooting.

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