Dwain Johnson Biography — Wiki
Dwain Johnson is a native of Indiana who has reportedly been charged by police or the shooting death of 65-year-old retired Chicago firefighter Dwain Williams during an attempted carjacking. It comes after an unidentified 15-year-old was also charged, WGN TV reports.
Johnson was charged Thursday for the killing of 65-year-old Dwain Williams, who was gunned down on December 4 while buying popcorn.
Dwain Johnson Age
Dwain Johnson is 18 years old.
Dwain Johnson arrested for the murder of beloved Dwain Williams
The Gary, Indiana, native, Dwain Johnson, was arrested Wednesday at around 12.50 pm on the 15900 block of South Leclaire Avenue in Oak Forest.
Johnson was charged with one felony count of first-degree murder, one felony count of an attempted vehicular hijacking-aggravated firearm, one felony count of unlawful use of a possess/carry/conceal a weapon and one felony count of unlawful use of a machine gun/automatic weapon.
He is due in bond court Friday.
What the footage shows
Last week, Chicago police released a video of the shooting of retired CFD Lieutenant Dwain Williams in an attempt to catch the four suspects involved in the shooting. In the video, father-of-four Williams is seen walking toward his Jeep with a bag in his hand when a four-door dark-colored sedan pulls up.
The teens tried to take the Williams’ vehicle — a maroon Jeep Cherokee with festive reindeer antlers attached to it — and one of the assailants took out a gun and fired at least one shot, striking the victim in the abdomen.
Williams had his own gun and fired at the assailants, but his wound proved fatal. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 2.45 pm.
What we know so far
Police said there are four suspects involved in the crime outside the popcorn shop on the 2400 block of West 118th Street in Chicago’s Beverly Woods, though the driver of their car cannot be seen in the video because he never got out of the car.
At least three of them were armed, according to police.
Police said Williams was making his regular visit to a Morgan Park popcorn shop when the father of four was murdered.
Investigators believe the suspects followed Williams to the popcorn shop after seeing his car earlier in the day, Deenihan said.
Williams was a beloved Chicago Fire Department lieutenant who retired about two years ago after joining in 1992, officials said. He was about to return to work as a civilian employee at the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
The Chicago Fire Department paid tribute to Williams, saying: ‘Sadly I report the death of retired CFD Lieutenant Dwain Williams.