Johnston County Murder Suspect Apprehended In Georgia

ZEBULON – A homicide suspect wanted by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office has been captured. Clemente Hernandez-Mojica was arrested Saturday, December 11th in Gainesville, Georgia by the Gainesville Police Department. His arrest came one day after he reportedly shot two people, one fatally. He is being held without bond awaiting extradition to North Carolina.

On Friday, December 10th, Hernandez-Mojica is accused of going to an address in the 11500 block of NC Highway 96 North, Zebulon, in northern Johnston County, and shooting two people.

His former girlfriend and the mother of his children, Antonia Cisneros, age 33, was seriously wounded. At last report she was in stable condition. Antonio Franco, 43, of the Princeton-Kenly area was fatally wounded and pronounced dead at the scene.

Hernandez-Mojica, who also goes by the alias of Reberiano Moreno-Vega, age 61, of Wendell fled from the scene before authorities arrived around 5:20am Friday. Once returned from Georgia, he will be formally charged with murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.

In a press release, the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office thanked the Wake County Sheriff’s Office and Gainesville Georgia Police Department for their assistance with the capture of Clemente Hernandez-Mojica.

No additional details were released.