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Suspect arrested, charged in relation to March shooting that left four injured

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Posted at 4:17 PM, Jul 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 17:17:29-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A second suspect has been arrested and charged in relation to a shooting that left four people injured in March.

Allen Johnson, 25, was arrested on Friday and booked into Douglas County Corrections for his warrant for four counts of second degree felony assault, four counts of use of a weapon to commit a felony, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of weapon by a prohibited person.

Johnson is believed by police to have been involved in a shooting that occurred on March 7 around 4 a.m. at Big Jim's Convenience Store on Ames Ave. One victim, Robert Dawson, was located on scene with non-life-threatening injuries.

Another victim, Bronte Evans, went to CHI Creighton and told officials he was shot at the convenience store. He had serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

A third victim, Melvin Dortch, went to the University of Nebraska Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Investigators believed he was also shot during the incident

The fourth victim was also a suspect in the case according to police. Upon arrival at the store, officers say they saw Andreus Sims with apparent gunshot injuries and fleeing on foot. Officers caught the suspect after a foot pursuit and he was transported to the University of Nebraska Medical Center with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Sims was arrested and booked for carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a weapon by a prohibited person.

Johnson was arrested over four months later, and is said to have been taken into custody without incident.