16-Year-Old Shot at Car Wash in Avon Park, Suspect Identified as Johntravious “Tray” Perry

AVON PARK, FL  — At approximately 6:06 p.m. today, Dec. 1, the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office Consolidated Dispatch received a 911 call regarding a 16-year-old male that was shot at the American Car Wash on Hal McRae Boulevard in Avon Park. The Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Scene Investigators are currently on scene conducting an investigation. At this time we are looking for a person of interest, Johntravious Perry (AKA “Tray”), a 24-year-old black male.   If you have any information regarding this incident or Perry’s whereabouts, please contact the Criminal Investigations Unit at (863) 402-7250 or Detective Melissa Kurtz at (863) 991-5044, or email mkurtz@highlandssheriff.org. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact the Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477). Any arrest(s) as a result of an anonymous tip can lead to a cash reward.