Azsia Johnson’s ex arrested in slaying of 20-year-old NYC mom

The ex-boyfriend of the 20-year-old woman who was fatally shot in the head while walking her 3-month-old baby in a stroller on the Upper East Side has been taken into custody, according to police sources.

The 24-year-old man, who police have been hunting down as a person of interest in the slaying of 20-year-old Azsia Johnson, was taken to Manhattan’s 19 Precinct on Friday night, sources said.

No charges have been announced.

Johnson was shot in the head at point-blank range as she walked her baby in a stroller on Lexington Avenue and East 95th on Wednesday night.

The baby was not injured in the shooting, which occurred near Samuel Seabury Playground, according to police.

Johnson’s ex-boyfriend was taken into custody in relation to the case.
DANIEL WILLIAM MCKNIGHT
Azsia Johnson
Johnson’s 3-month-old baby was not harmed in the slaying.
NYPD
The shooting took place on Lexington Avenue and East 95th Wednesday night.
DANIEL WILLIAM MCKNIGHT
NYPD
No charges have been filed in relation to Johnson’s murder.
DANIEL WILLIAM MCKNIGHT