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May 16, 2014 5:20 AM by AP (MGN Online)

Man arrested for allegedly shooting, teenager

A 52-year-old New Orleans man accused of gunning down a 14-year-old boy has been arrested.
A police warrant squad and U.S. Marshals task force Thursday arrested Gregory Johnson without incident.
Nola.com The Times-Picayune reports Johnson was booked with first-degree murder in Miquial Jackson's death. He was buried Wednesday as the city's youngest homicide victim this year.
Police say Johnson took a gun brought to him by a roommate and fired at three teenagers he had been "fussing" with on May 5. Investigators say the bullets missed one teenager, hit 15-year-old Lamichael Jackson in the leg and his younger brother in the back of the head. Police have not offered a motive for the shootings
Johnson's roommate, 49-year-old Randy Pittman, faces three counts of principal to attempted first-degree murder.

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