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Americus police identify suspect wanted in Wednesday night murder

Jolyn Hannah - UPDATE:

4:50 P.M. -- The Americus Police Department announces they now have a suspect in a late Wednesday night shooting that left one man dead.

An updated release says police and GBI agents are looking for 22-year-old Riyod Reddick. He is described as a black male, 5'8" tall, and weighing around 150 pounds. He has black hair cut in a medium style, brown eyes, and distinguishing tattoos on his face, neck, and chest, as well as gold teeth.

Reddick is wanted for murder charges in the death of 30-year-old Tracy Harvey Johnson, of Americus. Johnson was found shot in the 600 block of McGarrah Street around 11 p.m.  Wednesday night.


AMERICUS, Ga. -- The Americus Police Department and Georgia Bureau of Investigation announce they are looking into a late night shooting in Americus.

A press release says a man was found shot in the 600 block of McGarrah Street around 11 p.m.  Wednesday night. First responders rushed the victim to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, but he was later pronounced dead.

The statement from investigators says they cannot release the victim's name at this time until his next of kin can be notified.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Americus Police Department at 229-924-4500 or the GBI at 229-931-2439.

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