Arrest made in weekend shooting


A man has been arrested in connection to the shooting of a juvenile Saturday.

Police responded to Willhaven Drive on Saturday and discovered a 15-year-old with a gunshot wound to his left leg. The following day police arrested Fachavis Tyrekel Bell, 28, on charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and reckless conduct.

Richmond County sheriff’s Sgt. Monica Belser said the teen was riding in a car with Bell and three others when Bell accidently fired a round striking the teen. Police said the shooting occurred in the 2800 block of Washington Road, but police were not notified until the victim was dropped off on Willhaven Drive.



Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:34

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