Suspect in Overnight Shooting Arrested; Two others sought

Johnny Cameron III Date of Birth: 05/20/1987 103 Reveille Court Franklin, TN 37064

Johnny Cameron III
Date of Birth: 05/20/1987
103 Reveille Court
Franklin, TN 37064

The suspect in last night’s shooting on Franklin’s Rucker Avenue is in custody.

Immediately following the shooting, an officer attempted to stop a vehicle seen leaving the area. The driver abandoned his car and fled on foot. Officers and detectives worked tirelessly through the overnight hours and identified 27-year-old Johnny Cameron, of Franklin, as the shooter. Cameron ran from officers a second time, but was captured after a brief foot pursuit.

Cameron, charged with Attempted Criminal Homicide, is being held in the Williamson County Jail on a $103k  bond. Cameron is a convicted felon with a history of drug and weapon charges. The motive of the shooting is unclear. The victim, who was shot in the leg, remains hospitalized with a serious injury. A second victim, assaulted during the disturbance, was treated and released.

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Police are seeking two additional men in this case. Antonio Whitsey is wanted for simple assault, and Timothy Harris is wanted for Facilitation of a Felony after detectives determined that he handed Cameron the gun used to shoot the victim. If you know where Whitsey or Harris are, you are urged to call Franklin Police.

A Crime Stoppers reward of up to $1,000 is available for information in this case:

Crime Stoppers:
(615) 794-4000
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