Police seek New Year's Day shooter

tchitwood@ledger-enqurier.comFebruary 9, 2014 


Columbus police want the public’s help finding Robert Carl Johnson, 23, who's wanted for shooting a woman New Year’s Day at 988 Farr Road.

Police said Johnson is tall at 6 foot 4 inches. He is a light-complected black man with a piercing below his lip. He wears his hair in dreads that may be dyed different colors.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. Lance Deaton at 706-225-4267 or 706-653-3400.

Around 7:40 a.m. New Year's Day, a patrol officer found the wounded woman crying for help in the vacant lot on Farr Road. She was shot several times, police reported.

The officer called for an ambulance and detectives. The woman was rushed to the Midtown Medical Center as crime scene investigators converged on Farr Road.

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