One person shot dead at Gadsden Co. club

Willie Westberry III
Posted at 8:31 PM, Apr 29, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-29 20:31:00-04

GADSDEN Co., Fla. (WTXL)-- One person is injured and one is dead after being shot multiple times at a Gadsden County club.

The Gadsden County Sheriff's Office received a call early Saturday morning that a shooting had occurred outside of C.J's Lounge in Chattahoochee. When deputies arrived they found 28-year-old Sterling Johnson lying on the ground with multiple gun shot wounds. Several people attempted CPR but were unsuccessful. Johnson was pronounced dead on the scene.

The second victim received a gun shot wound to the leg and was transported to the hospital where he was later released. 

Witnesses say the shooting took place after a fight in the bar between the suspected shooter, Willie Westberry III of Leon County, and the victims.

The sheriff's office spoke to Westberry and scheduled to meet him to hear his side of the story. Westberry never showed up.

The Leon County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force, Gadsden County Sheriff's Office, and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement are all investigating this case.

These agencies need your help in finding Westberry.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts asked to contact Gadsden County Sheriff's Office and the FDLE at 850-627-9233 or contact Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.