Sheriff's office looking for person of interest in Tuesday shooting

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Johnathan Stratton

Johnathan Stratton, of Dickson, is wanted by the Williamson County Sheriff's Office in connection with a shooting in Franklin.

Williamson County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a shooting that happened Tuesday night in the Incinerator Road and Lula Lane area in Franklin.

One man was shot and taken to Williamson Medical Center around 7:30 p.m. The WCSO was notified that a 19-year-old male was being treated for gunshot wounds about an hour later. His condition is unknown.

Deputies responded to the shooting location where they found a wrecked vehicle that had been abandoned. It was last known to have been driven by Johnathan Stratton of Dickson. His location is unknown at this time, but he is a person of interest in the shooting.

The WCSO is asking for the public’s help to locate Stratton. Information about his whereabouts or anything about the shooting can be directed to WCSO Detective Brandon Mills at 615-790-5554 Ext. 3236.

An anonymous tip can be sent to the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office by sending a text message to 847411. Type the keyword TIPWCSO, add a space, type your info and hit send.

Tips can also be submitted right to the WCSO at For those who have Android and iPhone capabilities, the app is available for free download, which also allows pictures to be sent if and when applicable. It’s 100% anonymous. All identifying information is removed before the sheriff’s office sees it.  

Also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 615-794-4000, and information may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.  

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