Slidell murder suspect arrested in Georgia

Slidell murder suspect arrested in Georgia
Jules Johnson, 20, was arrested for murder after marshals caught him in Georgia. (Source: STPSO)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - A man wanted for murder in Slidell is in jail after he was caught in Cobb County, Ga.

Jules Johnson, 20, was found at a motel in Marietta on Tuesday (June 11). He was taken into custody after a brief foot chase.

He was booked into the Cobb County Correctional Center as a fugitive. Once transferred to the St. Tammany Parish Jail, Johnson will be booked for second-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Shortly before 1:30 a.m. on May 19, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a business located off of Salmen St. near Slidell in reference to a shooting.

Upon arriving at the scene, deputies located one victim with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head.

The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

That same day, STPSO detectives obtained warrants for the arrest of Johnson.

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