Motel shooting suspects have initial hearing

Alejandro Mauricio (left), Eric Johnson (right) (WISH Photo)
Alejandro Mauricio (left), Eric Johnson (right) (WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The two men police arrested in connection with a deadly shooting at a west side motel had their initial hearing in court Tuesday morning.

Police arrested Eric Johnson and Alejandro Mauricio for the deadly shooting of Dustin Woods.

Officers say the men arranged a drug deal Saturday with the 29-year-old at the Regal 8 Motel near West Washington and High School Road. Officers say the men robbed Woods and shot him.

Police say they found Johnson not long after the shooting. A SWAT team arrested Mauricio after a stand-off with police at a home on Temple Avenue.

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