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Sulphur Springs murder suspect arrested in Polk County

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Louis Johnson, 18, is charged with second degree murder. Jail booking photo Louis Johnson, 18, is charged with second degree murder. Jail booking photo
FROSTPROOF, FL (WFLA) -

A teen suspected of murdering a Sulphur Springs man is behind bars, after he was arrested in Polk County.

Louis Johnson, 18, is charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of Keith Jones, 35.

Investigators say on March 20, Johnson shot Jones during a dispute in front of a home at 8108 N. Semmes St. Johnson then left the area.

A nearby home was set on fire the next day. Authorities have not said if Johnson is a suspect in the arson.

Tampa Police, U.S. Marshals and the Polk County Sheriff's Office worked together to arrest Johnson.

Johnson was found Tuesday in a small residence in the middle of an orange grove near the corner of Banks Road and Alternate Highway 27 in Frostproof. Law enforcement surrounded the area and Johnson was taken into custody without incident.

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