Sunday, October 18, 2015

Arrest made in City Market murder

Posted By on Sun, Oct 18, 2015 at 10:49 AM

Savannah-Chatham Police are investigating a homicide on West Congress Street, at the west end of City Market. Frank Wilson, 24, was shot shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday morning. He later succumbed to his injuries in the hospital.

Joseph Heyward, 23, of Savannah was arrested and charged with the homicide. "Heyward admitted to investigators that he targeted Wilson specifically," police says. "This shooting appears to be a retaliatory act due to previous violence between shooter’s family and the victim’s family."

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Jim Morekis

A native Savannahian, Jim has been editor-in-chief of Connect Savannah for 15 years. The University of Georgia graduate is also a travel writer, authoring regional guides in the Moon handbook series...
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