DESOTO COUNTY, Fla.- Desoto County Sheriff's deputies are searching for Reece Thomas James Sturgis, who is wanted for Second Degree Murder and Attempted Second Degree Murder, related to the shooting incident that happened last Friday.
Deputies say 15-year-old Melvin Hearns was killed when someone opened fire on the vehicle he was riding in. The driver lost control, ran over a speed limit sign and slammed into a fence.
Another victim, 19-year-old Deandre Williams was shot in the leg.
The public is asked to call Desoto County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Jose L Raya (863)993-4700 with any information concerning Reece’s whereabouts. Or, call SWFL Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.