Suspect named in Kenner attempted murder

KENNER,La. – Police are looking for a man they believe attempted to murder someone Saturday in the Lincoln Manor neighborhood.

Bernest “Tubby” Johnson, 28, is wanted in connection with a Sept. 3 shooting in the 1000 block of 31st Street. In that incident, 23-year-old Thomas “Pig” McKenzie was shot multiple times. He was listed in critical condition.

Police said Johnson previously lived in the same block as Saturday’s shooting. He is also a convicted rapist.
Johnson is now wanted for attempted second-degree murder, aggravated criminal damage to property, felony carrying of weapons, and illegal use of weapons.

Anyone with information about Johnson or his whereabouts is asked to call Kenner Police at (504) 712-2222,or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

(© 2016 WWL)


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