On Wednesday Lamesa police publicly identified a suspect in the Tuesday afternoon shooting death of Dominique Adams, 22. Police said the suspect was Joe Johnson, 17.

Police said Adams was in a vehicle and Johnson was walking along South 4th Street. Police said Adams stopped, and got out of the vehicle to have a confrontation with Johnson. Police said during the confrontation Johnson fired a weapon.

Adams was taken by ambulance to O’Donnell to meet an AeroCare air ambulance. However, police said Adams died before reaching AeroCare.

Police on Tuesday said they were treating this as a murder case.