Saturday, June 11, 2016

16-year-old suspect sought in Savannah Mall armed robbery, shooting

Posted By on Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 2:16 PM

Violent Crimes investigators have obtained warrants for the arrest of Jerry Chambers, 16, suspected of a robbery and shooting in Savannah Mall’s parking lot on June 10, that left Marie Cochran, 63, with serious injuries.

Chambers faces charges of armed robbery and aggravated assault.

"Chambers is described as a black male, standing 5-8 and weighing about 115 pounds. He has ties to the Victory Manor neighborhood," police say. "Cochran was reportedly shot when she fought back during a robbery."


The suspects fled the scene in a black Lexus IS 250 sedan, with dark tinted windows. The vehicle was last seen approaching Abercorn Street from Apache Avenue.  

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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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