LMPD: Man arrested in connection with Jacobs neighborhood shooting

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Published: Jan. 20, 2023 at 4:12 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - According to LMPD, Davon Jemel Johnson, 23, has been arrested in connection with a shooting in the Jacobs neighborhood.

The shooting happened in July 2022 in the 3600 block of Georgetown Place.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found Rykess Ford, 27, who had been shot.

Ford was transported to UofL Hospital, where he later died due to his injuries.

Johnson was taken into custody Friday afternoon on a warrant, according to officials.

LMPD spokesperson Alicia Smiley said detectives with LMPD’s Homicide Unit charged Johnson with complicity to murder and complicity to robbery first-degree.

Johnson was charged with three counts of burglary. He appeared in court on Saturday and his bond was set to $100,000 full cash bond.

He is scheduled to appear in court again on Jan. 30.