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Jackson man sentenced to 221 months for armed carjacking

JACKSON, Miss.- A Jackson man was sentenced in serve 221 months in prison after an armed carjacking on Tuesday.  

Lindsey Johnson, 28, was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge William H. Barbour. He was charged with armed carjacking, felon in possession of a firearm, and brandishing a firearm during the commission of a crime of violence. He will also serve five years of supervised release and pay a fine of $1,500.

He was found guilty back on May 19, 2016.

The crime happened exactly one year before his sentencing on Aug. 2, 2015 at the Northwood Village Apartments. The victim was visiting relatives when Johnson demanded the victim get out of his car and give him all the money he had.

Johnson escaped in the mans Lexus but was later found by the Jackson Police Department that afternoon. He was arrested after a high speed chase through the city.

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