For Immediate Release
June 14, 2018
A Jackson County jury this afternoon convicted Ray A. Johnson in the April 23,2016 fatal shooting of Derrick Wren at a Troost Avenue club, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
The jury convicted Johnson, dob: 12/28/1978, of Murder 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action.*
Johnson will be sentenced on Aug. 3, at 1:30 p.m.
Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys Jordan Bergus and Lauren Whiston prosecuted the case on behalf of the state of Missouri.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.