Suspect sought in deadly shooting near Briley Parkway

Posted at 11:25 AM, Dec 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-19 12:25:13-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Police have asked the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted in connection with a deadly shooting that claimed the life of an 18-year-old in Nashville.

The incident happened back on December 6 on Dickerson Pike near Briley Parkway.

Metro Nashville police said Dontae Drew was driving along Dickerson when someone in a white pickup truck began following the car and opened fire – fatally wounding Drew.

Two passengers inside the car were not injured.

Demontez Johnson, age 19, has now been identified as the suspect. Police said Johnson, who is last known to have lived on Vista Lane, is considered to be armed.

Anyone seeing him or knowing his whereabouts was asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.