After days of deliberations, a jury found Clifton Johnson guilty of second-degree murder while armed, carrying a pistol without a license and possession of a firearm during a crime of violence. Johnson was found not guilty of first-degree murder. He stood trial for the shooting death of 24-year-old Dwayne Grandson last November. Grandson was found […]
Clifton Johnson’s Defense Attorney Harry Tun told the court his client carried a gun the night Dwayne Grandson was killed because he was afraid of getting robbed. In court Wednesday, Tun argued that someone broke into his client’s home before and that’s why he carried a gun and suggested the same fear led him to kill […]
The government and defense lawyers gave opening statements on Tuesday, for the trial of Clifton Johnson charged with the alleged murder of Dwayne Grandson. In his opening address to the jury, United States Attorney Richard Barker, said the case is about a man who” fired eight shots” at Dwayne Grandson. Barker described to the jury […]
The events that led to the death of Dwayne Johnson were described to the jury Wednesday by key witnesses presented by the government. Dominique Massenburg, the man who gave Clifton a ride to the restaurant the night he allegedly murdered Dwayne Grandson, testified in court Monday. When asked to describe to the jury what he saw […]
The medical examiner who performed the autopsy of Dwayne Grandson, confirmed to the jury Wednesday that Grandson died of gunshot wounds. During his testimony, Assistant Medical Examiner Dr. Zabuli Ali told the jury he was able to determine Grandson was shot in the torso. Ali found three entrance and exit wounds of gunshots in Grandson’s […]
The court moved forward Monday with a jury selection as they prepared to head to trial for Clifton Johnson, in his connection with 24-year-old Dwayne Grandson’s murder. The judge told potential jurors that they “took an oath” and it is hers as well as the lawyers’ jobs to make sure they (jurors) are as unbiased as […]
Clifton Johnson was charged with the murder of Dwayne Grandson.
Lawyers went head to head in court Thursday over evidence related to the motive in the Dwayne Grandson murder trial set to begin next week. Grandson, 24, was killed in November 2015 after gunshots rang out on the 2500 block of Pennsylvania Ave., SE. According to police, officers found both Grandson and 25-year-old Clifton Johnson suffering […]
Dwayne Grandson, 24, was found dead in a parking lot, minutes after he was seen on surveillance footage being chased by a black male, according to charging documents. According to police, in November 2015, officers arrived at the 2500 block of Pennsylvania Ave., SE and found Grandson with an apparent gunshot wound to the torso […]
Clifton Johnson was arrested and charged with the murder of Dwayne Grandson.