On Thursday, December 15, 2016, at approximately 8:03 p.m. officers responded to Pathway Apartments located at 2603 South Florida Street for a Disorderly Complaint. As officers were en route they received a second call stating the victim was shot. Officers located Decarlos Johnson, 33, in the doorway of an apartment suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Mobile Fire Rescue responded and pronounced Johnson deceased on the scene.
Through investigation homicide detectives developed Johnson’s brother, Dominique Johnson, 22, as the suspect. Detectives later located, arrested, and charged Dominique Johnson with murder. Preliminary investigation revealed the shooting possibly stems from an argument.