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Police Ask For Help Finding Adelanto Murder Suspect

ADELANTO, Calif. (VVNG.com) The public’s assistance in location Johnny Lavell Brown, 37, a resident of Adelanto for the murder of a 36-year-old Adelanto man.

On Monday, March 20, 2017, at 8:06 p.m., deputies from the Adelanto Station responded to a 911 call of a male shot in the 11200 block of Chamberlaine Way.

Deputies arrived and found the victim, Joshua Jermaine McGinnis, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local area hospital.

Due to the extent of the victims’ injuries, Detectives from the Specialized Investigations Division, Homicide Detail responded to the location to conduct the investigation.

On Tuesday, March 21st, at 1:14 p.m., the victim was pronounced deceased.

Through investigation, detectives have identified Johnny Lavell Brown as the suspect responsible for the death of Joshua Jermaine McGinnis. Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Brown.

The public’s assistance is needed in locating Johnny Brown. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact the Specialized Investigations Division, Homicide Detail, Detective Lisa Guerra or Sergeant Jason Radeleff at (909)387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

No additional information is available for release. Updates will be issued as new information becomes available.

A man was shot and airlifted to a trauma center Tuesday afternoon. (Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)
A man was shot and airlifted to a trauma center Tuesday afternoon. (Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)
(Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)

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