Charges have been filed in the shooting death of a man on Thanksgiving Day.
According to a press release from Buchanan County Prosecutor Dwight Scroggins, 22-year-old Shawn Lucas Robertson of Savannah is charged with second degree murder, or in the alternative voluntary manslaughter in reference to the shooting death of Logan Michael Beems.
As previously reported, officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of South 18th Street at 11:40 p.m. Nov. 23, 2017, on several reports of shots fired. When they arrived on scene, they found the body of a 24-year-old male. According to witness statements and court documents, Robertson shot Beems multiple times in his back and the back of his head, resulting in his death.
Second degree murder is a Class A felony and carries a penalty of 10-30 years or life imprisonment without the possibility of parole until after 85% of any sentence ordered has been served.
Voluntary manslaughter is a class B felony and carries a penalty of 5-15 years imprisonment.
Robertson will be arraigned Friday, January 12. Bond is denied.