Jury Finds Jashua Johnson Innocent in Davon Brown’s Death

Do you believe medical records or do you believe the government’s theory? Science or speculation?” defense attorney Jason Downs asked jurors Tuesday, as Jashua Johnson’s trial for the death of Devon Brown came to a close. “Because the two don’t go together.” Less than four hours later, those jurors found Johnson innocent of murder, acquitting … Read more →

Trial Begins for Jashua Johnson in Murder of Davon Brown

When Davon Brown was gunned down in front of his apartment building in July 2012, he was hanging out with his two best friends cracking jokes. In opening arguments Wednesday, prosecutors described that scene, calling the 22-year-old an “innocent bystander.” The man prosecutors say is responsible for Brown’s death: Jashua Johnson. But Johnson’s defense attorney, … Read more →

Grand Jury Indicts Joshua Johnson in Connection with the Murder of Davon Brown

Joshua Johnson pleaded innocent Tuesday to charges that he fatally shot 22-year-old Davon Brown in July 2012. A grand jury indicted Johnson on a charge of first-degree murder and several assault and weapons offenses last week. Police found Brown gunned down on a sidewalk in the 1700 block of Galen Street Southeast on July 8, … Read more →

Substantial Probability” Finding in Jashua Johnson Murder Case

The case against Jashua Johnson will be sent to the grand jury for investigation, after Judge Ronna Beck found substantial probability today that Johnson killed Davon Brown. Johnson, who is listed in court records as Joshua Johnson, is suspected of shooting Brown July 8 in Southeast DC. According to charging documents in the case, one … Read more →

Jashua Johnson Held in Davon Brown Shooting Death

Jashua Johnson was ordered held today on a charge of second-degree murder while armed pending a preliminary hearing after Judge Karen Howze found substantial probability that he shot and killed Davon Brown. Johnson, whose first name in court records is listed also as “Joshua,” appeared at DC Superior Court Thursday to be presented with the … Read more →

Jashua Johnson Arrested in Fatal Galen St. SE Double Shooting

Jashua Johnson, 19-year-old Southeast DC man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the shooting death of Davon Brown. Brown was one of two shooting victims injured near Galen Street Southeast in the early hours of Sunday morning. Brown was pronounced dead at the scene, the other victim was taken to a hospital for treatment. A … Read more →

Jashua Johnson

  • Arrested: July 11, 2012
  • Age: 20
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Acquitted in the July 8, 2012, death of Davon Brown.