Judge Denies Bond for 17-Year-Old Murder Defendant

On Feb. 17, a DC Superior Court judge denied a request to release a murder defendant. 

Quincy Johnson, 17, is charged with first-degree murder while armed in the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Anthony Riley on the 100 block of Walnut Street, NW. Johnson is being charged as an adult.

 Johnson has been held at the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) since he picked up the charge on Aug. 21, 2020.

Judge Robert Okun scheduled the next bond review hearing for March 15.

Sarah Gebrengus wrote this article.