Justin Johnson, alias 23 Rackz, was shot and killed by Derrico Johnson. He is in custody and faces a First Degree of Murder accusation.
On May 26, 2022, the rapper 23 Rackz was tragically shot in Southeast Washington, D.C. Derrico Johnson was found to be responsible for Justin’s death after a month of questions and investigations.
For information leading to the identification and apprehending of the teen’s killer, police were offering a $25,000 reward.
Who Is DC Derrico Johnson? Teenagers Arrested For The Murder Of Justin Johnson
Derrico Johnson of Southwest Washington, DC, has been detained and charged with First Degree Murder while armed after being identified as the shooter who killed Justin Johnson, aka 23 Rackz.
One month after the murder on May 26, 2022, in the Southeast 2200 block of Savannah Terrace, he was apprehended.
Members of the Seventh District arrived at the murder scene at roughly 11:24 am and discovered a young man who had been shot; it was later found that this individual was the rapper Justin Johnson.
When DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services arrived on the scene, they discovered the victim had already passed away. The victim was quickly sent to the office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
According to a drill rap YouTube channel, Justin posted his location on an Instagram story just before he was shot and died.
Justin Johnson A.K.A. Derrico Johnson DC And 23 Rackz Age
Derrico Johnson, age 18, murdered aspiring rapper Justin Johnson, age 16, the morning he was filming his music video.
The “Rookie of the Year” album was published in 2021 by the talented young rapper from Temple Hills, Maryland. He was considered a member of the local, percussion-heavy DMV rap trend, which originated in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.
Justin signed with the MGE label in the year 2020. Michael Johnson, the young rapper’s father, claimed he had been detained once for a gun-related incident.
The location of the shooting, the junction of Savannah Terrace and 23rd St. in Southeast Washington, will host a candlelight vigil in honour of 23 Rackz on June 3 at 6:30 pm.