An arrest has been made in the aggravated assault that occurred Thursday afternoon at Campus Crossing Apartments.
At approximately 3:42 pm Thursday afternoon, SPD officers responded to a call in reference to shots fired at Campus Crossing. Officers secured the scene and began an investigation. According to SPD, there are three confirmed victims who suffered gunshot wounds.
A witness observed a male suspect running from the scene with a pistol, and was able to follow the suspect. The witness waved down State Trooper Tyler Rickman, who was responding to the scene. After a foot chase, 24 year-old Jarvis Jamal Scroggins of Douglasville, Georgia was taken into custody by Trooper Rickman. Scroggins has been charged with 5 ct Aggravated Assault, 1 ct Burglary, 5 ct Armed Robbery, and 1 ct Criminal Trespass.
No further information is being released at this time. The case is still under investigation.
The Statesboro Police Department would like to thank the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia State Patrol, Georgia Southern University Police Department, and Georgia Department of Natural Resources for their assistance in this investigation.