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Man taken in after SWAT standoff, charged with December murder

Booking photo of Ronnie Johnson
Booking photo of Ronnie Johnson (Courtesy of Jacksonville Sheriff's Office)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville man taken into custody after a short SWAT standoff has been arrested and charged with a murder from December, the Sheriff’s Office announced Friday.

Ronnie Johnson, 27, is accused of killing a man who was found shot Dec. 27 on Cahoon Road North. The injured man was taken to the hospital but died.

JSO said after Johnson was identified as a suspect in the deadly shooting, was taken into custody without incident after a short SWAT standoff on Melody Lane.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500 or JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org.