Warner Robins Shooting Death of Tanyla Johnson of McDonough – Obituary
15-year-old Tanyla Johnson of McDonough has died in a fatal Warner Robins, Ga. shooting that occurred on Saturday, September 4, 2021, in Houston County. It happened in the night hours during a house party and also left 4 others injured.
Police say they received a call concerning a ‘disturbing the peace’ incident. As officers arrived at the scene, one or more people opened fire at the crowd from a car that was leaving the property, striking at least 5 people.
15-year-old Tanyla Johnson was struck and taken to Houston Medical Center. The teen was pronounced dead later. The other 4 injured sustained non-life-threatening injuries ranging from hand and leg shots to a shot in the cheek.
No suspects or motives have been identified. As investigations proceed, anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Gary Chambers at 478-302-5380 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.