Iowa man arrested in connection with shooting on Lambert Avenue

Iowa man arrested in connection with shooting on Lambert Avenue
Johnny Fransaw has been arrested in connection with an Oct. 28 shooting on Lambert Avenue. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)

IOWA, La. (KPLC) - An Iowa man has been arrested in connection with a shooting in Iowa on Monday, Oct. 28.

The shooting happened in the 400 block of Lambert Avenue, according to information from the Iowa Police Department.

Witnesses allegedly identified Johnny Fransaw, 19, as the shooter. The witnesses said Fransaw was involved in a verbal argument when he fired six to seven shots from a handgun at a juvenile. The juvenile was not hit.

Detectives with the Iowa Police Department, along with the Calcasieu Parish ACT Team, arrested Fransaw on Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Fransaw was booked into Calcasieu Correctional Center on counts of aggravated assault with a firearm; illegal carrying and discharging of weapons; and resisting an officer.

Judge Sharon Wilson set bond at $31,500.

The Calcasieu Correctional Center booking report also shows an Iowa woman arrested in connection with Franshaw.

Shameka Fransaw, 36, was arrested for public intimidation and retaliation.

Iowa police officials say Shameka Fransaw threatened officers as they followed up on the shooting. She is a relative of Johnny Fransaw’s.

Shameka Fransaw, 36, was arrested for public intimidation and retaliation. Iowa police officials say she threatened officers as they investigated a shooting.
Shameka Fransaw, 36, was arrested for public intimidation and retaliation. Iowa police officials say she threatened officers as they investigated a shooting. (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center)

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