SAVANNAH, GA (September 14, 2017) – Less than 12 hours after the shooting occurred, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes Investigators have identified a subject involved in the circumstances leading up to the shooting death of a 18-year-old man.
Around 12:00 p.m. on September 13, officers responded to a shooting call in the area of East 31st Street and Bee Road. Upon arrival, they found Arraffi Williams, 18, suffering from life-threatening injuries. Williams succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
Investigators determined that Williams was in the area with Tanaiveon Johnson, 17, at the time of the shooting. Johnson and Williams were involved in an exchange of gunfire with another group of subjects in the area. At least one party from each group fired shots.
Williams was struck during the exchange.
Investigators found that Johnson’s felonious actions during the incident led to Williams’s death. Accordingly, he is wanted for one count of felony murder and three counts of aggravated assault.
Anyone with information on Johnson’s location is asked to call 911. A confidential tip line is also open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.
Anyone who wishes to provide information anonymously can call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. CrimeStoppers tipsters may qualify for a cash reward.
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