Crimestoppers increase reward in North Shore homicide

Chris Miller
June 05, 2019 - 5:25 pm

Crimestoppers is offering a reward up to $5,000 for information on a suspect in a murder that happened in St. Tammany Parish last month.

Deputies are searching for Jules Johnson, who investigators say shot and killed a man at a Salmen Street business near Slidell. It happened early in the morning of Sunday, May 19.

"Shortly before 1:30 a.m. Sunday, STPSO deputies were dispatched to a business located off of Salmen Street near Slidell in reference to a shooting," said the sheriff's office. "Upon arriving at the scene, deputies located one victim with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead."

Police say anyone who has information should call the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985)898-2338, or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll free at (877) 903-7867 (STOP). Callers to Crimestoppers do not have to leave their names and may be eligible for a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest and indictment.

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