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Kenner police search for murder suspect

Bernest Johnson (Source:Kenner Police) Bernest Johnson (Source:Kenner Police)
KENNER, LA (WVUE) -

Kenner Police need help finding a man wanted for murder. 

They are looking for Bernest "Tubby" Johnson, 28 of Kenner. Police say Johnson is wanted in connection with a shooting on 31st Street on September 2. 

Police say Johnson shot Thomas McKenzie,23, multiple times. McKenzie is currently in the hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

Johnson is described to be 5'8," 150 pounds, with a tattoo of the word "Craig" on his neck. He has a previous address in the 1000 block of 31st Street in Kenner and is registered as a sex offender from Mississippi.

When police find Johnson, he will also face charges for aggravated criminal damage to property, felony carrying of weapons and illegal use of weapons.

If you know where to find Johnson, call the Kenner Police Department at (504) 712-2222.

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