Hardin County teacher charged with shooting into pharmacy, suspended without pay

Hardin County High School history teacher Todd Alexander has been arrested and charged with one felony count each of reckless endangerment and vandalism, according to Savannah police.
Alexander, 31, of Savannah, named in the police report as Christopher Carl Alexander II, is alleged to have shot at the Main Street Pharmacy in Savannah on Saturday at about 5:20 p.m., hitting the building five times.

Todd Alexander

According to a preliminary investigative report, off-duty Savannah Police Department Capt. T.J. Barker reported hearing gunshots in the area of Wayne Road and Main Street, while stopped at a red light.
Officers responded to investigate, but nothing was found at that time.
The report says that Monday morning an employee of the pharmacy “arrived at work and noticed bullet holes in a window of their business.”
Responding officers confirmed there were four bullet holes in the glass and one in the metal frame around the glass window.
SPD Sgt. Investigator Timmy Keen arrived and photographed the scene and collected evidence, while Barker reviewed security video from the business.
Information from video evidence led officers to Alexander as a potential suspect. After being interviewed by Barker, Alexander was arrested without incident and charged, police said.
Alexander is believed to have been released on bond of an unknown amount on Tuesday.
Hardin County Director of Schools Michael Davis said Tuesday afternoon that Alexander is suspended without pay, per school board policy, until the investigation is complete and the charges are resolved.

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6 Comments

  1. Dewayne Burge on March 12, 2019 at 8:43 pm

    This could turn into a active school shooting!!?

  2. connor mancell on March 13, 2019 at 11:51 am

    yeah that’s not good for the students

  3. Ex Savannah Resident on March 13, 2019 at 8:44 pm

    I cannot believe this. There is absolutely no way Todd did this! There’s no evidence, no gun, no clear video and absolutely no motive. Anyone that knows Todd knows this is not in his character. I’ve know this young man since the day he was born! A loving husband, father, a teacher loved by his students and a God fearing man. I’ll guarantee he will be found not guilty and that it’s some sort of vendetta. That’s all I’ll say for fear of retaliation to others and also the reason for the bogus name! But as God is my witness the truth will come out and someone will pay for what they have put this family though! That’s the reason I no longer live in Savannah.

  4. Wesson on March 13, 2019 at 9:16 pm

    I think he is innocent

  5. Wes Glover on March 13, 2019 at 9:55 pm

    Dewayne, what possible connection could be made between this and a potential shooting at a school? The guy did it when the place was closed for business by everything i can see in the article. The only thing mentioning a school is that dude was a teacher. By no means am i condoning what the guy did, wrong is wrong. I don’t think he wanted to hurt anyone. Quit accusing people of wrong doings they didn’t comit based on screw ups they did.

  6. Carol Barrier on March 22, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    This is just a bunch of crap…Todd is a great young man..never been in trouble..works in his church..all this mess has been so hard on him and his family

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