Man arrested in connection with deadly December shooting, burglary

Man arrested in connection with deadly December shooting, burglary

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A man has been arrested for a December murder at Waterview Apartments near Germantown.

The Memphis Police Department is charging 26-year-old Jonathon Johnson with first degree murder in perpetration of aggravated burglary. Johnson is accused of shooting and killing Antonio Tucker at a home on Arbor Valley Lane in the early morning hours of Dec. 12.

Man found dead in apartment on Arborvalley Road

Police responded to the home around 4:30 a.m. after a woman called 911 saying she came home to find her boyfriend with a gunshot wound.

According to court documents, Johnson, told investigators he and another man burglarized Tucker’s home on the night of the shooting.

Friday, Johnson was arrested on a burglary warrant and later charged with murder.

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