Carlos Lemont-Jones Wiki
Carlos Lemont JonesBiography
The reason for the horror behind a cold-blooded murder has been revealed.
Carlos Lemont Jones, 23, was arrested for the brutal murder of his ex-partner, Sha’Dayla Johnson, 23. The incident took place in Melbourne, Florida.
confession of the crime
Carlos confessed to police that he shot her ex-girlfriend 15 times in the back because she refused to answer her phone calls and text messages since they broke up.
He also allegedly told police that if he had to do it again, he would have killed not only his ex-girlfriend, Sha’Dayla A. Johnson, 23, but also his father, according to an affidavit. of arrest reviewed by Law. &Crime.
Police officers in Melbourne, Florida, said they were dispatched at 7:48 a.m. Tuesday. to the 2800 block of Colbert Circle. Johnson was found injured in a driveway.
“Sha’Dayla appeared to have multiple gunshot wounds concentrated on the back of her body, suggesting she was shot as she was walking or running from the perpetrator,” police said.
According to police, Jones said he woke up angry the morning of the murder because Johnson was not returning his calls and text messages.
“Carlos said that it was at that very moment that he decided that he was going to shoot and kill Sha’Dayla,” the officers wrote.
Paramedics took her to a hospital, but she died. Witnesses said a black Nissan sedan with wheels, similar to Jones’ car, was seen fleeing the scene after the shooting, according to the affidavit. Surveillance cameras recorded the vehicle.
Statement from Johnson’s father
Johnson’s father said he lived with his daughter in his house on Colbert Circle. He was lounging in her living room in her recliner Tuesday as she got ready for work. He walked out the front door to go to work at 8:00 am. m., according to the affidavit. The father heard shots and looked out the living room window. He saw Jones, who had been dating Johnson for the past five months, standing behind Johnson’s vehicle and looking toward the house. Jones’ car had been blocking Johnson’s in the driveway.
The father left his house to check, noted that Jones and his vehicle were missing, and found his daughter lying face down next to her vehicle in a pool of her own blood.
The father said Johnson and Jones separated two weeks before the shooting after a heated argument. Jones allegedly didn’t let things slide. He kept calling and harassing her to get back together, but Johnson refused to commit and instead ignored her calls and text messages, the father said.
Jones is currently booked in the Brevard County Jail for first degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Held without bail on the murder charge, he had an initial court appearance Wednesday and an arraignment is scheduled for January 19, 2023.