James Johnson Pleads Guilty to Killing Talbert Bright After Argument Over Beer

James Johnson, 32, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter Friday for the death of Talbert Bright on June 28. Bright, 48, was found shot multiple times in the upper body near the intersection of 2nd Street and Massachusetts Avenue Northwest. He died later at Washington Hospital Center. According to the proffer of facts, Johnson was in … Read more →

James Johnson Held in the Shooting Death of Talbert Bright

Judge Karen Howze ordered James Johnson held Monday on suspicion of second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of Talbert Bright. Bright, 48, was shot multiple times in the upper body, and died at Washington Hospital Center at 3:05 a.m. Saturday, according to charging documents. Charging documents allege that Johnson, 30, shot Bright while … Read more →

James Johnson Arrested in Shooting Death of Talbert Bright

A 30-year-old DC man has been arrested in connection with the Saturday shooting death of Talbert Mitchell Bright, MPD said Monday. The man, identified as James Johnson, is suspected of second-degree murder while armed. Police found Bright with multiple gunshot wounds near the intersection of 2nd Street and Massachusetts Avenue Northwest at approximately 2:44 a.m. … Read more →

James Johnson

  • Arrested: June 30, 2014
  • Age: 31
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the June 28, 2014, death of Talbert Mitchell Bright.