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Mobile Police Make Homicide Arrest Less Than Ten Hours Later

On Thursday, September 29, 2016, at approximately 9:13 p.m. officers responded to the 2400 block of Rothfield Place for a report of One Shot. Officers located a 26-year-old male victim inside the residence suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. 

On Friday, September 30, 2016, Mobile Homicide Detectives interviewed Deon Johnson, 23, and following the interviewed Johnson was arrested and charged with Murder. 

Mobile Police Homicide Detectives are investigating a possible motive. Anyone with information is asked to call Mobile Police at (251) 208-7211, CrimeStoppers at (251) 208-7000, or text Mobile Police Intel at CRIMES (274637) and include the keyword “CRIME411.”

For inquiries contact MPD Public Affairs Office

Contact Phone #: 251-208-1918 Contact Email:

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