Sumter police search for 18-year-old suspect

Man wanted for 2 counts of pointing and presenting a firearm


Sumter Police Department is looking for 18-year-old suspect Tas'Je Sha Shakur Spann after he allegedly pointed a loaded gun at two acquaintances after an argument earlier this month, according to a news release from Tonyia M. McGirt, Sumter Police Department public information officer.

Spann, of 216 Clement St., is wanted for two counts of pointing and presenting a firearm. The charges stem from a Sept. 14 incident that reportedly occurred outside a residence in the 600 block of South Sumter Street.

Spann was identified at a later date as the person who pointed the handgun. He is described as about 6 feet tall and 140 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call (803) 436-2700 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. A cash reward may be available for information leading to an arrest. Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers by logging onto and clicking on the “Submit a New Tip” tab or by downloading the new P3 Tips app for Apple and Android devices.