Suspect in Port Wentworth fatal shooting placed in police custody

Crime and Safety

A suspect in a fatal shooting in Port Wentworth on Friday night was placed in custody on Saturday.

The shooting took place around 11:49 p.m. on Friday in the parking lot of the Rice Creek subdivision clubhouse on Miller Park Circle. More information on the victim is unknown at this time.

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The suspect, Desimond Zachery Xavier Butler, 19, was brought in by Port Wentworth Police at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.

An investigation of the shooting is ongoing.

This is a developing story.

This article originally appeared on Savannah Morning News: Port Wentworth fatal shooting: Suspect placed in police custody