Petersburg murder suspect arrested

Lance M. Johnson
Lance M. Johnson

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Around 4:00 p.m. the Tri-Cities U.S. Marshals Task Force apprehended 26 year old Lance M. Johnson in connection with the shooting death of 43 year old Shawn Nash.

The shooting, which occurred around 9:40 p.m. on March 23, is believed to have stemmed from an argument between the two men, who are cousins and had been residing together in the home on Byrne Street.

Johnson is being charged with murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Authorities located  Johnson in Chesterfield County and arrested him without incident.

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