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Monroe LA Police Department
Monday October 3rd, 2011 :: 07:31 p.m. CDT


Shooting Suspect In Custody; Victim Transferred To LSU-Shreveport

On 10/3/2011 at approximately 12:31 PM, Monroe Police were notified of a shooting at 205 A Stacy Drive. Officers located the victim, a b/m, Ajina T. Weems, 24 years of age, outside the residence with a gunshot wound to the head. The suspect, identified as Christopher Johnson, b/m, age 34, fled the scene.

Officers received information that the suspect was inside a residence in the 500 block of Grayling Lane. After more than a two hour standoff, Johnson was taken into custody without incident and transported to MPD where he is currently being booked for Attempted Second Degree Murder.

The victim was taken to LSU Medical Center in Monroe and a short time later flown to LSU Medical Center in Shreveport. There is no further information on the victim at this time.

(Notification edited to correct spelling of Johnson's first name and include a photograph of Johnson.)

Monroe LA Police Department
700 Wood St
Monroe, LA 71201

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 318-329-2600

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