UPDATE: Metro Makes Arrest in Late Night Shooting

SAVANNAH, GA (November 1, 2015): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives have made an arrest in a shooting which occurred on Canvasback Road in unincorporated Chatham County Saturday night.

Austin Montover, 19, of Bloomingdale was arrested and charged with the shooting of Jimmy Batten, 33, of Nicholls, Georgia and Josh Wolfe, 24, of Jesup.

A passerby called 911 after seeing Batten and Wolfe walking down Ft. Argyle Road just after 10 p.m. and discovered they were both suffering from gunshot wounds. Police and EMS responded; both victims were transported to the hospital. Their injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

Montover turned himself in to investigators at SCMPD Headquarters soon after the shooting. He is charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault.


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