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Father indicted in ‘street justice’ killing of son’s alleged murderer

Published: Mar. 25, 2022 at 8:55 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 2, 2022 at 11:06 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The father of an Edna Karr student has been indicted for the murder of his son’s alleged killer, according to the Orleans Parish District Attorney.

An Orleans Parish Grand Jury indicted Bokio Johnson, 46, for the second-degree murder of Hollis Carter.

According to the New Orleans Police Department, Johnson shot and killed 21-year-old Carter who was heading to court for the slaying of an Edna Karr student and his sister.

Carter was out on bond despite facing two second-degree murder charges in the March 2021 deaths of Caleb Johnson, 18, and his sister Breyiana Brown, 25.

Caleb Johnson, 18, a senior at Edna Karr High School, was shot and killed Sunday, March 28 in...
Caleb Johnson, 18, a senior at Edna Karr High School, was shot and killed Sunday, March 28 in the parking lot of an Algiers apartment complex. A female student was also shot(WVUE FOX 8)

Detectives believe Carter shot and killed the siblings during a gun sale gone wrong. A third unidentified person suffered non-fatal injuries in the shooting.

On Tues., March 23, Carter was headed to court when Bokio Johnson allegedly shot him in the head and injured his mother in their vehicle.

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Johnson was indicted for second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder.

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