December 23, 2013 at 9:36 AM,
Johnson died Friday of complications from a single gunshot wound to the left side in what police believe was a gang-related shooting on Dec. 3 outside Collinwood High School.
Johnson and his brother had attended a basketball game and got into an altercation with a member of a rival gang after the game, a witness told police. Shots were fired, and Johnson’s brother found him lying on the ground.
Johnson was found shot Dec. 3 at East 152nd Street and St. Clair Avenue in South Collinwood after a basketball game at Collinwood High School, according to a police report.
Johnson and his brother were inside when someone approached them and said “we can fight outside,” the report said. As Johnson followed the other boy, who police were told goes by Charles, shots were fired.
CLEVELAND – Reginald Johnson should be celebrating his 17th birthday Thursday. But on December 3, 2013, he was shot as he left a basketball game at Collinwood High School. He died 17 days later.