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Suspect in Lompoc gas station shooting now in custody

Posted: 2:00 PM, Feb 28, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-28 21:29:39-05

Lompoc police say a man wanted on suspicion of attempted murder has turned himself in.

Deshawn Lee Johnson, 46, was wanted in connection with a shooting at the Conserv Fuel gas station on E. Ocean Ave. on Thursday, Feb. 14.

Surveillance video of the shooting shows a man getting out of a car with a bat as a white van pulls up. He then falls to the ground as shots are fired.

Police later found what’s believed to be the same van parked outside an apartment about a block away on E. Cypress Ave.

The apartment was searched and police say they found weapons and stolen tools . Investigators say they believe the stolen tools were being traded for drugs.

They also believe the shooting was drug-related.

Police say the victim was treated for his injuries at a local hospital.

Johnson is currently being held at Santa Barbara County Jail without bail.

Deshawn Lee Johnson