New Hampshire fugitive Timothy Johnson arrested in Massachusetts, officials say
A 38-year-old man accused of a fatal shooting in New Hampshire has been arrested in Massachusetts, authorities said on Wednesday.
Timothy Johnson, who faces a second degree murder charge in connection with the Feb. 13 death of Jean Lascelle in Manchester, New Hampshire, was arrested at 12:39 p.m. in Framingham on Wednesday, according to the New Hampshire deputy attorney’s office. General Jane E. Young.
Johnson is scheduled to appear in Framingham District Court on Thursday to face local charges of receiving a stolen motor vehicle, possession of burglary implements, driving without a license and being a fugitive from justice, said Young’s office in a statement.
Lascelle was gunned down outside 351 Chestnut St. in Manchester. Authorities asked the public for help in locating Johnson on Monday, saying he was considered armed and dangerous.
The United States Marshals and the Framingham, Massachusetts Police Department assisted the Manchester Police Department and the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office in the investigation and location of Johnson.