Evansville Man Arrested in Connection With Murder of Amon Johnson

An Evansville man has been arrested in connection with the murder of 21-year-old Amon Johnson.  Dalarrius “NuNu” Jackson, 26, was booked into Vanderburgh County Jail at 11:34 a.m. Thursday on a murder warrant stemming from 2018.

According to the Evansville Police Department, crime tips came in stating Jackson was involved in the murder. Jackson was located and interviewed by detectives. Allegations were being made on social media that Jackson killed Johnson because he had stolen a large sum of money from Jackson.

Johnson was found dead in an alleyway in the 600 block of East Missouri Street on November 6th, 2018.   Police say Johnson died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Various interviews of people with knowledge of the connection between Jackson and Johnson, Jackson’s statements, and other evidence gathered ultimately led to the arrest of Jackson. He is being held without bond.

If anyone has knowledge or information about this shooting, please call EPD at 812-436-7979 or the WeTip line at 1-800-78-CRIME.

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