Criminal Law

Murder suspect represents himself, convicted of lesser charges

Sherwin Johnson, 39, was convicted of two counts of aggravated assault and cocaine possession, records show. But he was not convicted of murdering 23-year-old Kevin Pierre, who authorities said was unintentionally shot and killed during an April 2014 dispute between Johnson and another man at a Norcross apartment complex.

Gwinnett police said the argument turned physical and shots rang out, striking Pierre, who lived in the complex but was not involved in the altercation.

Read the source article at AJC.com

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