Officers with the Greenville Police Department responded to the 200 block of East Cotton Drive for a shot person. When officers arrived, they made contact with 24-year-old Gervante Johnson, who was shot in the lower abdomen. The suspect in this shooting was identified as the victim’s brother, 19-year- old Santwan Johnson.
Witnesses say that both the victim and suspect were engaged in a verbal altercation when Santwan pulled out a firearm and shot Gervante, striking him in the lower abdomen then fled the scene. Santwan may be driving a blue Toyota Camry.
Santwan Johnson is described as a black male, 5’7”, 125lbs. He is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. If you have information on the whereabouts of Johnson, you may call Crime Stoppers at (662) 378-TIPS (8477), or use the online P3 app. You do not have to leave your name. You will be assigned a code number. If your information leads to the capture of Johnson, you will receive a reward from Crime Stoppers.