Unsolved Homicide of Johnny Pugh 2012

Detectives Looking for Leads in Homicide  

Up to $1,000 Reward

Johnny Pugh
Johnny Pugh

Homicide victim Johnny Pugh

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and the San Diego Police Department Homicide Unit continue to look for leads in the recent unsolved homicide of Johnny Pugh.

Detectives said on May 20, 2012, at about 0005 hours, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 4200 block of Poplar Street.  Officers arrived and found the victim, later identified as 17-year-old Johnny Pugh, suffering from a gunshot wound.  Johnny died from his injury.

Detectives have exhausted the initial leads in the case and are asking anyone with any information on the identity and or location of the person/persons responsible for this crime to call SDPD homicide at (619) 531-2293 or theCrime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.com.

Media inquiries should be directed to:

  • Questions regarding the investigation should be directed to Lt. Kevin Rooney at 619-531-2425.
  • Questions regarding Crime Stoppers should be directed to Officer James Johnson at 619-531-1500 or Deputy Adriana Uribe at 619-531-1547.

For information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to a $1,000 reward and remain anonymous.  The qualification of any person(s) for the reward and the amount of the reward for any person(s) so qualifying will be determined by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, Inc, in its sole discretion.  The amount of all rewards given shall not exceed $1,000.  Information must be received on the tip line, (888) 580-8477.