Fatal Yamacraw Village shooting suspect charged


Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives have charged Travarius Gray, 21, with one count of felony murder, one count of malice murder and possession of a firearm/knife in the commission of a crime in the death of Jimmy Temple.

"Gray was served warrants at the Chatham County Detention Center, where he was being held on unrelated charges," noted Eunicia Baker of the SCMPD Public Affairs Office. 

The fatal shooting occurred in the early afternoon of October 29, 2015, near the 600 block of Yamacraw Village. 

At about 1:14 p.m. responding Metro officers observed Temple suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported by ambulance to Memorial University Medical Center in serious condition. He later succumbed to his injuries.

Anyone with additional information on this case should call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020.

Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.


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