Chantilly Man is Charged with Murder

Chantilly Man is Charged with Murder


Linh Ngoc Ngo

Fairfax County police have charged Linh Ngoc Ngo, 56, of Chantilly, with murder. They say he allegedly shot and killed his roommate, Shawn Johnson, 41.

Police responded last Monday, May 4, shortly after 7 p.m., to a condo complex in the 4100 block of Meadowland Court for a report of a man shot inside a Chantilly home. Upon arrival, officers found Johnson suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper body. He was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Ngo was taken into custody at the scene and charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He’s being held without bond in the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. Meanwhile, detectives are continuing to investigate the events leading up to the shooting. An autopsy will determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about this event or who may have witnessed it are asked to call the Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800, option 2. Tips may also be submitted anonymously via Crime Solvers by phoning 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), texting FCCS plus the tip to 847411, or going to Tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100-$1,000 for information leading to an arrest.