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James Virgil Johnson  Unsolved homicide

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James Johnson
  • Case number: 3441
  • Incident location: 2900 [Block] Cleveland Ave.
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 12/22/2017
  • Homicide date: 12/22/2017
  • Date of birth: 11/20/1956
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 5' 06"
  • Weight: 160
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Columbus Police Department


On December 22, 2017, at approximately 1:12 a.m., Columbus Police officers were called to that area of 2967 Cleveland Avenue on the report of a person down and unresponsive in the front of the buildings. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, later identified as 61yr old James Virgil Johnson, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. CFD EMS 13 responded to the scene and pronounced Mr. Johnson deceased at 1:21 a.m.


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