Framingham Police Capture Murder Suspect With Stolen Vehicle Stop

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FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Police were able to arrest a man wanted for a fatal shooting in New Hampshire over the weekend, by “good old fashion police work.”

Framingham Police Officer Brett Moreau, along with one of City’s newest officers Zakery Walker” observed a stolen motor vehicle pass them while at a traffic light. yesterday afternoon February 17.

“As a result of this observation, a motor vehicle stop was conducted and the driver arrested,” said Framingham Police.

Police stopped the vehicle at 943 Concord Street at 12:39 p.m.

Arrested was Timothy R. Johnson, 28, listed as homeless.

He was charged with receiving a stolen vehicle, driving a motor vehicle with no license, and a fugative arrest warrant.

Johnson was scheduled to be arraigned in Framingham District Court today, February 18.

A Manchester man was shot in the head and killed Saturday morning outside a homeless shelter, according to the state Attorney General’s Office.

The victim was later identified as Jean Lascelle, 67, of Manchester.

The New Hampshire attorney general’s office announced Sunday an arrest warrant was issued for Johnson, charging him with one count of second-degree murder.

Authorities said he was “armed and dangerous.”

On Monday, authorities were offering a reward of up to $1,500 for information that leads to Johnson’s arrest.

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