The Akron Police Department and the U.S. Marshal's Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force are asking for the public's help for information that could lead to the arrest of Shawn Anthony Johnson.
Johnson is wanted for Aggravated Robbery and Felonious Assault. On March 29, of 2012. a man reported he was sitting in a van in the 900 block of Wall Street, when two men approached him. He was robbed of $1,000 in cash and then allegedly shot by Shawn Johnson. The victim was transported to Akron City Hospital where his injuries were not life threatening.
A reward is being offered by the Task Force for information lesading to Johnson's arrest.
Shawn A. Johnson has a last known address on Wall Street in Akron. He is 26 years old, 6’0” tall and 170 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone knowing his whereabouts is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department, Detective Bureau at (330) 375-2490; the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS. Callers can remain anonymous.
The first shooting took place in the 900 block of Wall Street. The victim told police he was sitting in his van when two black males approached him. After forking over the cash, suspects fired a shot at him.
It sent the victim to the hospital for a non-life threatening injury.
Police decribe the suspects:
The first around 25-years old, 5’0” to 5’04”, 150 pounds, with black braided hair and wearing dark clothing. The second suspect is 22 to 23-years old.
They got away in the victim’s van, a dark blue 2001Chevy Venture with Ohio plate number FMD1250.
The second shooting near South Hawkins Avenue and Thurston Street happened at 5 a.m. Friday morning.
The 48-year old male victim reported he was walking home when a silver SUV pulled up next to him.
After a brief struggle, one suspect fired a shot and struck the victim in the shoulder. The suspects then got back into the SUV and fled. The victim was taken to Akron General Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.
The vehicle was possibly a silver Lincoln Navigator.
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