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Man shot in head with shotgun


16 WAPT’S ALLIE WARE SHOWS US WHY. REPORTER: OUR CAMERAS WERE ROLLING AS JACKSON POLICE TOOK 58-YEAR-OLD EMMETT JOHNSON AWAY IN HANDCUFFS.>>I JUST ASKED THE OFFICER WHAT HAPPENED, AND HE SAID SOME DUDE ACCIDENTALLY SHOT HIS FRIEND. REPORTER: POLICE SAY JOHNSON SHOT A 26-YEAR-OLD MAN IN THE BACK OF THE HEAD WITH A SAWED-OFF SHOTGUN AROUND 6:00 FRIDAY MORNING. NEIGHBORS TOLD US THAT JOHNSON LIVED AT THIS HOUSE BY HIMSELF. BUT JOHNSON WAS WITH THAT VICTIM IN THE WOODS BEHIND THE HOUSE WHEN THE GUN WENT OFF.>>EMMETT, THAT GUY WAS A REAL GOOD GUY. I DO NOT KNOW WHAT HAPPENED. I SEE SOME FRIENDS GO OVER THERE AND SPEAK TO HIM, BUT I DIDN’T SEE THIS GUY THIS MORNING. I JUST HEARD HIM HOLLERING. REPORTER: NEIGHBORS SAY THEY HEARD THE SHOT, BUT IGNORED IT BECAUSE THEY HEARD SHOTS ALL NIGHT.>>YOU HEAR THEM SO OFTEN THAT YOU JUST DON’T THINK ABOUT IT, YOU KNOW. AND IT’S SAD THAT IT HAS COME TO THAT POINT. REPORTER: POLICE RECOVERED TWO GUNS FROM THE HOME. BEFORE OUR CREW LEFT, ANIMAL CONTROL SHOWED UP TO THE HOUSE FINDING AT LEAST 6 CATS AND 4 DOGS LIVING IN INHUMANE CONDITIONS

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