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-Press Release and photos, Henderson Police Department
On Friday, September 25, 2020, officers of the Henderson Police Department responded to the 200 block of Chavasse Avenue after receiving a call of a person being shot. When they arrived, they located Tracey L. Person (51) suffering from a single gunshot wound to the upper torso.
Person was transported to an area medical facility for treatment of her injuries.
She and a male friend had been walking in the area when a dark-colored vehicle pulled alongside them and an occupant fired a weapon. As a result of HPD’s investigation, it is believed the male walking with Person was the intended target of the assault.
Through the assistance of the public, the shooter has been identified as John Williams, age 37, of Vance County.
Williams is described as a black male, approximately six-feet tall and 220 lbs. Williams is currently on pre-trial release for a homicide that occurred in Vance County.
HPD is asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of John Williams to contact the department immediately at (252) 438-4141 or through Facebook or Instagram.
A cash reward of up to $2,000 is offered through Henderson-Vance Crime Stoppers – (252) 492-1925 or P3 app.