Halloween Shooter Being Extradicted from Virginia

Police in Richmond, VA arrested 17-year-old Nija Johnson of Newburgh last Friday afternoon. Johnson is wanted in the Halloween shooting deaths of 20-year-old Tabitha Cruz and 18-year-old Omani Free as well as five others who were injured. Through a coordinated effort by Newburgh City Police, New York State Police, the Orange County District Attorney’s office, Richmond Police and Richmond area FBI authorities were able to locate Johnson at a private home in Richmond.   Johnson is awaiting extradition proceedings to return him to Orange County. There is no information as to the reason for the shooting.

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