Two gang members were convicted Monday in the shooting death of Tavin Price, a 19-year-old who was killed in front of his mother in the parking lot of a Hyde Park car wash last year.
The jury deliberated for less than three hours before finding Kanasho Shadrick Johns, 29, and Kevin Deon Johnson, 26, guilty of one count each of first-degree murder. Johns was also found guilty of one count of a felon with a firearm. Jurors also found gang and gun allegations to be true.
As the verdict was read, Johnson dropped his head and looked away from his attorney. Johns smirked and began to remove his tie and dress shirt.
“Johns has been making that face since the arraignment,” Jennifer Rivers, Price’s mother, said after the verdict. “He has no remorse. Let’s see if he makes that face after some years in jail.”
The two men ...