Attorney: ‘Don't rush to judgment' in Tucker auto shop death
The defense attorney for the shooting suspect of a Tucker auto shop owner warned Wednesday night against prematurely condemning his client.
"I want to caution everyone not to rush to judgment," said Atlanta attorney Nkosi J. Bey, who is representing Troy Johnson, 41.
Johnson is charged with murder in the Monday afternoon killing of George Tyrones.
"Preliminary investigation shows there are a lot of things that will be a surprise to everyone," Bey said following Johnson's first appearance before DeKalb Magistrate Judge Abbi Taylor.
Johnson's co-defendant, Abel Johnson (no relation), waived his first appearance hearing Wednesday. Both will appear again in court Nov. 3. They remained jailed on murder charges.
Several of the victims friends and loved ones were in the courthouse Wednesday night as Johnson faced t