The Murder of DreSean Williams

Johntravious Tivarron Perry is wanted for the murder of 16-year-old DreSean Williams.


On December 1, 2020, DreSean had a friendly egg fight with a few members of his family. After the egg fight was done, DreSean and his two cousins drove to a car wash to clean the eggs from the car.


While at the carwash on Hal McRae Boulevard in Avon Park, Johntravious Tivarron Perry, also a cousin of DreSean, confronted him about an earlier dispute. The confrontation ended when Perry retrieved a pistol from his car and shot DreSean.


Emergency services were called at 6:06pm and rushed DreSean to the hospital. DreSean succumbed to his wounds and was removed from life support on December 3, 2020.


The suspect, Johntravious Tivarron Perry, also known as Tray, has been on the run since the shooting. Perry is described to be 6 feet 4 inches and weighs 260 lbs.


A cash reward is offered for information leading to his capture. If you have any information, please contact Det. Melissa Kurtz at 863-402-7250 or Anonymous tips can be left with Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS or

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