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Hero Down: Forrest City Police Officer Oliver Johnson Jr. Murdered

Forrest City Police Officer Oliver Johnson was murdered while at home with his kids on Saturday.

West Memphis, AR – Forrest City Police Department Officer Oliver Johnson Jr., was murdered in his home on Saturday.

The incident happened at his apartment in West Memphis at around 2 p.m., according to FOX13.

Tony Atkins reports that the officer was off-duty in his home, with his family, playing in the game room at the time of the shooting.

An unknown number of shooters opened fire on a group of people outside of the Officer Johnson’s apartment and several bullets penetrated into the apartment. Officer Johnson was fatally shot in the upper-torso.

Authorities don’t believe that Officer Johnson was targeted, according to WAFB.

The shooters are still on the loose.

Officer Johnson leaves behind two daughter. WAFB reports that one of his daughters is two years old and one just graduated kindergarten last year.

Officer Johnson leaves behind his two daughters and fiance.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Forrest City Police Officer Oliver Johnson Jr., both blood and blue. Thank you for your service.

Rest easy, hero. We’ll hold the line from here.

OfficerBlue - April Sun, 2018


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