SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright is asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in connection to a deadly shooting.
The shooting happened near Twerkerz Southside Bar and Grill on South Church Street early Sunday morning.
29-year-old Georgio Shavonte Littlejohn, of Greenville, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The sheriff said the person of interest is a Black man who was wearing yellow pants and a multi-colored shirt.
The person of interest was caught on video driving a white sedan. The sheriff said the man drove up to Littlejohn, spoke to him and started shooting.
Both suspect and vehicle need to be located and identified
The sheriff’s office believes the patrons at Twerkerz can help identify the person of interest and his vehicle.
“I just need to know who he is and where he is from and I’ll do the rest,” Sheriff Wright said.
Harold Littlejohn, the victim’s grandfather, said his family is mourning and remembering Littlejohn.
“He just had that smile about him, that look about him,” said Harold Littlejohn. “Everybody loves Georgio when he’s around.”
He’s hopeful someone will come forward and share information to help investigators.
“Give us the information, that’s all we want is the information that we need,” said Harold Littlejohn.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Lt. Brandon Letterman at (864) 494-0644 or Sgt. Ken Hammett at (864) 809-3564. You can also call 1-888-CRIME-SC. Tipsters can remain anonymous by contacting either investigator or Crime Stoppers.
Anyone who submits information that leads to to the identity and arrest of the responsible person(s), they will be eligible for a cash reward.