Police seek 20-year-old attempted murder suspect - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Police seek 20-year-old attempted murder suspect

Antonio Johnson (Source: SCSO) Antonio Johnson (Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Memphis police officers are looking for 20-year-old Antonio Johnson, who is suspected in the attempted murder of a 26-year-old man.

Sunday, MPD responded to a shooting in the 600 block of Mississippi Street. Officers noticed a man lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest.

The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Investigators say the victim and his girlfriend were walking from a convenience store when Johnson came up to them with a gun in his hand. Johnson began to struggle with the victim, and they both fell to the ground. He then stood over the victim, fired his gun, and ran from the scene.

Johnson is now wanted on an attempted murder warrant. He could be driving a small gray or silver SUV. 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Antonio Johnson please call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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