UPDATE: Suspect in Savannah Mall Shooting turns himself in

SAVANNAH, Ga (WSAV) – Metro police report that the suspect in Friday’s shooting at the Savannah Mall, Jerry Chambers, turned himself in at Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Headquarters Saturday night. He was transported to the Regional Youth Detention Center without incident.

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes investigators had warrants for the arrest of 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.

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.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information on this case should contact the SCMPD tip line. The tip line is open directly to investigators by dialing (912) 525-3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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