Sunday, April 19, 2020

Homicide on Avery Street

Posted By on Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 12:58 PM

Savannah Police Violent Crimes detectives are investigating an early morning double shooting resulting in one fatality.

"Around 1:20 a.m., officers heard gunfire in the area of Avery Street and Oglethorpe Avenue and quickly responded to the scene finding Charles Daniels, 40, with gunshot wounds. Daniels was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries," police report.

While responding to the scene, "officers located a second victim, Warnie Bonaparte, 31, in a vehicle with non-life threatening injuries. He was transported to a local hospital for further treatment."


Detectives do not believe this is a random shooting and are continuing to investigate. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact detectives at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020.

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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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