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Herman Lee Cook

Alleged murder suspect caught on tape shooting Donald Johnson

The man charged with the murder of 45-year-old Donald Stephen Johnson Jr. was allegedly caught on tape committing the act, according to charging documents. Johnson was fatally shot August 8, 2016 around 7 p.m. in the rear parking lot of Emery Recreation Center, 5701 Georgia Ave., NW. Police responded to reports of gunfire and found Johnson […]

Judge orders Herman Lee Cook held without bail

A prosecutor on Wednesday argued for a judge to order Herman Lee Cook Jr. held without bail for the alleged murder of Donald Stephen Johnson Jr. Cook Jr. was arrested Tuesday and was charged with second-degree murder while armed for allegedly killing Johnson last August. On Wednesday a judge agreed to the government’s request to […]

After months-long search, suspect arrested in Donald Johnson murder

Months after issuing a warrant for his arrest, police arrested Herman Lee Cook, Jr., who police say killed 45-year-old Donald Stephen Johnson, Jr. Johnson was fatally shot in August 2016 on the 4700 block of Georgia Ave., NW. When police arrived to the scene they found Johnson suffering from gunshot wounds. Johnson was brought to […]

Police still searching for suspect in August murder

Police are again circulating a photo and hoping to find Herman Lee Cook, Jr. who they say is responsible for the murder of Donald Stephen Johnson, Jr. in August. According to police, Cook fatally shot Johnson a little after 7 p.m. on August 8. Police initially circulated a photo of Cook a few days after […]