Suspect arrested after one killed, one injured in shooting on Robinson Circle

Published: Jul. 21, 2022 at 3:08 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 22, 2022 at 11:04 AM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The Savannah Police Department has arrested a suspect for a double-shooting on Robinson Circle.

According to police, 30-year-old James Dwight Dean has been charged with murder and aggravated assault.

On Thursday, July 21, officers responded to the 5400 block of Robinson Circle for a shooting and found two victims. Police say 33-year-old Dominique Richardson died as a result of his injuries. A 20-year-old man was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

According to police, the three men had been involved in a verbal altercation prior to shots being fired.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information on this incident or any other violent crime should contact the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tips can also be submitted through a CrimeStoppers online tip portal at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=757

A woman living in Franklin Apartments was home at the time and heard the gunshots.

“People need to stop the gun violence and stop violence period. Do not go to people’s homes bothering people, threatening people.”

Mayor Johnson with a similar reaction. He said he’s disappointed with what feels like endless gun violence.

“It’s absolutely frustrating. It’s absolutely nerve racking that despite what we do proactively, legislatively we have to get guns off the street guns are everywhere. They show up everywhere.”

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