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Manchester, Ohio Double Homicide Suspect David Johnson Taken into Custody
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Manchester, Ohio Double Homicide Suspect David Johnson Taken into Custody

Mar 29, 2024
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In a significant development, authorities have taken into custody David Johnson, a suspect in a tragic double homicide case that unfolded in Adams County. Johnson was apprehended near the intersection of Route 68 and Cuban Road in Clinton County, as reported at 8:48 PM.

The shooting incident, which led to the deaths of at least two individuals, occurred on Thursday afternoon near Sixth Street in Manchester, Ohio. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) has been called in to investigate the matter thoroughly. The Adams County Sheriff’s Office has specifically requested the expertise of the BCI Crime Scene Unit and Special Investigations Unit to delve into the complexities of this double homicide.

Details regarding the sequence of events leading up to the incident remain sparse at this juncture. Furthermore, BCI has not yet confirmed the possibility of additional victims beyond the two individuals already identified.

In an effort to apprehend the suspect, the Maysville Police Department disclosed through a social media post on Thursday night that they were working in concert with Ohio authorities, the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, and the Kentucky State Police. David Johnson was identified as “armed and dangerous” prior to his capture.

This interagency cooperation underscores the seriousness with which law enforcement is approaching this case. Channel3 NOW was informed by the police that the search for Johnson was directly related to the Adams County shooting incident.

While the identities of the victims have not yet been released, the community is grappling with the shock and sorrow of this violent act. The arrest of David Johnson marks a crucial step in the investigation, offering a glimmer of hope for justice as the case progresses. As the investigation continues, further details are expected to emerge, shedding light on the circumstances that led to this tragic event.

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