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Suspect in Fayetteville slaying arrested in Florida

Posted January 26, 2011 1:14 p.m. EST

— A man charged in the June 2009 shooting death of a Fayetteville convenience store owner was arrested Tuesday night in Florida.

Shane Tradale Johnson, 22, was apprehended in Lehigh Acres, Fla., following a tip to Lee County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office deputies. He was charged with a fugitive warrant from North Carolina.

Johnson was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Ya-Ya Food Mart owner Waheed Abdulla.

Abdulla, 30, went outside his store, at 3122 Murchison Road, to break up a disturbance and was hit by a stray bullet, police said.

Michael Antoine McLaurin, 27, was charged with first-degree murder, discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle and possession of a firearm by a felon in the case.

Johnson also was wanted on charges stemming from a separate break-in and larceny.