Suspect Wanted In Slidell Area Shooting Captured In Atlanta

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Police say a man wanted in connection to a fatal shooting in Slidell has been arrested after being found at a motel outside Atlanta.

Officials said yesterday they were working on extradition for 30-year old Jules Johnson who was arrested on Tuesday in the Atlanta suburb of Marietta.

Johnson is accused of killing 43-year old Melvin Webb on May 19th outside Gloria's Bar in Slidell.

Authorities say they are working on transferring Johnson back to St. Tammany Parish where he will be charged with second-degree murder.

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