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Anonymous tip leads to arrest of attempted murder suspect

Jovonta Johnson (Source: Thibodaux Police Department) Jovonta Johnson (Source: Thibodaux Police Department)
THIBODAUX, LA (WAFB) -

A Thibodaux man was arrested Sunday and charged attempted second degree murder and aggravated assault with a firearm. Police say 22-year-old Jovonta Johnson allegedly shot the victim on Thursday, April 30.

Police believe Johnson pointed a firearm at the victim's family member then shot the victim in the 900 block of Legarde Street. 

Just before Noon Sunday, May 3, police received an anonymous phone call that Johnson was in the 1000 block of Harrison Street in Thibodaux. When police arrived, they found Johnson sitting in a vehicle with three other makes.

Johnson was arrested and booked into the the Lafourche Parish Detention Center on a $275,000 bond.

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