Garrett Delmar Howard III, 15, of the 1700 block of Luckey Street, was booked into the Richmond County Jail on Wednesday night on charges of aggravated assault. He has since been transferred to the Youth Development Center, authorities said.
Police suspect Howard was the person who fired at Cpl. Chad Cheek on Saturday afternoon when he responded to a suspicious person alert.
Cheek’s police cruiser was hit by two bullets. Cheek said he chased the suspect and was shot at three more times.