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Laurinburg police capture suspect wanted for fatal June shooting

Andre Lamar Johnson (Source: Scotland County Sheriff's Office) Andre Lamar Johnson (Source: Scotland County Sheriff's Office)

LAURINBURG, NC (WMBF) – Laurinburg have apprehended a man who was wanted in a connection with a deadly June shooting.

According to a post on the Laurinburg Police Department’s Facebook page on Monday, Andre Lamar Johnson, 28, had been captured on warrants for murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and discharging a firearm in the city limits.

He was booked into the Scotland County Detention Center.

Johnson was charged in connection to a June 8 shooting in the Hickory Street and Willow Drive area of Laurinburg, according to the LPD. The victim, Raheem Anthony Brown, was found next to the road and taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect was listed as a validated “Crip” gang member, according to the Facebook post.

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