LANCASTER (CBS) — The search continued Saturday for a man suspected of gunning down a beloved store owner during a robbery at a Lancaster strip mall.

2007 booking photo of suspect Timothy Johnson (credit: LASD)

Deputies identified the suspect as 24-year-old Timothy Johnson. He is being sought in the shooting death of 60-year-old Reed Keith.

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Keith was fatally shot in his computer store in the 2000 block of West Avenue K in Lancaster on Friday.

Johnson is described as a black male with a closely shaved head. He is 6’2″ and weighs approximately 170 pounds.

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Deputies overnight surrounded a home on the 43000 block of Grange Street after the alleged getaway car was spotted.

After a lengthy standoff, deputies entered the house early Saturday morning but say the suspect was long gone.

Anyone with information regarding this case or Johnson’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Homicide Bureau, at (323) 890-5500.

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