DeKalb police searching for murder suspect

Police in DeKalb County need your help finding a man wanted for murder.

According to police, the incident happened on Monday, Aug. 27 at 10 p.m. on the 5000 block of Covington Highway.

Officials say 46-year-old Van Johnson saw a man driving away in Johnson's vehicle. That's when police say he fired several shots into the car.

The victim then hit a tree while fleeing and was killed, officials said.

Johnson is described as being 6-feet-1-inch tall with a weight of 235 pounds. Police believe he might have injuries from the incident and could be seeking medical attention.

If you have any information that can help police find Johnson, please call the DeKalb County Police Department at (770) 724-7850.