Suspect in Sterling Street homicide turns himself in

UPDATE:  Reginald Johnson turned himself in to Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Headquarters Thursday afternoon.  He was arrested without incident and charged with the murder of John Williams, in connection to Wednesday night’s shooting on Sterling near Wheaton Street.


SAVANNAH, GA (November 12, 2015): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Reginald Johnson, 26, after a Wednesday night shooting on Sterling near Wheaton Street, that claimed the life of John Williams, 22.

At about 8:19 p.m. Metro responded to the scene where Williams was found suffering from a gunshot wound. Williams was transported to Memorial University Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

Investigators believe Williams was shot during a verbal altercation with Johnson. Detectives also believe, this altercation may have stemmed from an ongoing feud between the two men.

Johnson is described as a black male standing  6 feet and weighing roughly 140 pounds. He drives a white 2007 Chevrolet Impala or Malibu.  Johnson frequents Fred Wessels Homes.

Johnson faces murder charges. He is believed to be armed and dangerous. Any citizen who sees Johnson should not approach him, but should call 911 immediately.

Individuals with information on Johnson’s location should call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.

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