UPDATE: Police Arrest Man for Domino's Shooting and Robbery


UPDATE: 8/27/13 6:00 PM CDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- As co-workers and friends of Harold Dean Johnson mourn.

"Dean was a most valued employee of ours. He was a team member of ours for over 25 years." said Bowling Green Domino's Owner, Joseph Seagle.

Officials are building a case around suspect John Paul Shobe of Bowling Green,20, who police found shortly after the early Monday morning shooting. Police say Shobe ran away and gave a false identity before being arrested.

"Mr. Shobe's apartment was searched. Items linking him to the robbery and the murder that night were obtained." commented Warren County Commonwealth Attorney, Chris Cohron.

The moments surrounding the shooting are still not clear, but officials believe more light will soon be shed on the armed robbery and murder.

"We do anticipate at the preliminary hearing this Friday that additional information will be released via testimony from the lead detective." added Cohron.

This is the first homicide of the year in Bowling Green and Franchisee Owner Joseph Seagle said it's the first time this has happened at one of his restaurants. Seagle also said safety is taken very seriously not just at his establishments but at Domino's across the world.

"People think that they can get an easy robbery or something like that. We have all kinds of safety issues and they are trained and trained and trained."

Johnson's funeral is scheduled for 9:30 Friday morning in Radcliff. For details on the arrangements, click on the link below.


BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Bowling Green Police charged 20-year-old John Paul Shobe for the killing of 51-year-old Harold Dean Johnson and the robbery of Domino's Pizza on Stonehenge Avenue.

Police say they first ran into Shobe shortly after the murder and robbery while searching the surrounding area.

A police report says after a brief foot pursuit, Shobe was arrested for Giving Officers a false name and Fleeing and Evading on Foot.

After Shobe was taken into custody, police say they got enough information to obtain a search warrant.

Police say at Shobe's residence they found evidence that led them to charging him for the killing and robbery.

Shobe is still in the Warren County Regional Jail.


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