Demontez Johnson

Demontez Johnson, 19, may be armed.

NASHVILLE (WSMV) - Police are asking for help tracking down the accused gunman in a deadly north Nashville shooting that happened earlier this month.

Police said they believe the suspect, 19-year-old Demontez Johnson, could be armed. His last known address is on Vista Lane.

The shooting happened on Dec. 6 on Dickerson Pike near Briley Parkway. Police said a gunman in a white pickup truck began shooting at a Nissan Maxima around 9:15 p.m.

Police said 18-year-old Dontae Drew was behind the wheel of the Maxima when the pickup truck began following him.

According to the police department, several shots were fired into the car, striking Drew. He died at the scene.

Drew's two passengers were not injured in the incident.

Anyone who sees Johnson or knows of his whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.

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