22-year-old victim identified, suspect arrested in Gentilly bus stop murder near Walmart
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A suspect has been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting Tuesday (Feb. 7) at a bus stop outside a Walmart in Gentilly, NOPD announced during a press conference Wednesday afternoon.
The suspect was identified as 20-year-old Gregory Woods. He was arrested and booked with one count of second-degree murder. NOPD said Woods was taken into custody without incident.
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Woods is accused of killing a man as a bus stop in the 4300 block of Chef Menteur Highway on Feb. 7. Police responded to a shooting around 11:25 p.m. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive adult male near a bus stop suffering from gunshot wounds.
The victim, identified as 22-year-old Henry Johnson, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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After further investigation, NOPD identified Woods as the suspect in this incident. Woods was arrested at a residence in New Orleans East.
Anyone with additional information on this incident is urged to contact Crimestoppers.
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