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Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014 1:05 pm

Two Prince William County men have been charged in connection with the murder of an Old Dominion University student in Norfolk on Sunday.

David Grimm Jr., 21, of Lost Pond Court in Triangle, has been charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of 20-year-old Paul Johnson.

Johnson, an Old Dominion University student, was walking on West 48th Street around 1 a.m. Sunday when he was struck in the head, Norfolk police said in a news release. Johnson died of his injuries at 2:26 p.m. Sunday.

Grimm was arrested early Monday by Prince William police. Norfolk police also charged Christopher Chase Johnson, 20, of Seminole Road in Lake Ridge, with misdemeanor assault.

Police have not released a motive for the deadly attack, but they are looking for witnesses to the crime.

Norfolk police spokesman Daniel Hudson said booking photos of the suspects haven’t been released due to photo line-ups as part of the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information, or who may have witnessed the assault, is asked to contact the Norfolk Police Department Homicide Section at 757-664-7023 or Norfolk Police Department Crime Line 1-866-LOCKUUP. 

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  • John Smith posted at 9:07 pm on Sat, Mar 1, 2014.

    John Smith Posts: 144

    Knocked out game.

  • John Smith posted at 9:07 pm on Sat, Mar 1, 2014.

    John Smith Posts: 144

    Knockout game

  • John Smith posted at 9:06 pm on Sat, Mar 1, 2014.

    John Smith Posts: 144

    Knockout game.

  • newsieva posted at 2:38 pm on Wed, Feb 26, 2014.

    newsieva Posts: 62

    I was reading the articles from the local area and apparently from witness accounts there was a group with all involved arguing. The young man that was killed had walked away from it, and from what the witnesses said Grimm hit him and kept hitting him. The two suspects had already been kicked out of one bar there, drinking and fighting and someone gets killed, ruined lives over being stupid.

  • InPWCsince69 posted at 4:29 pm on Tue, Feb 25, 2014.

    InPWCsince69 Posts: 146

    Good old JS, having another opportunity to yank that foot out out of his mouth. Poor soul, hates everyone almost as much as he hates himself!

  • ThinkB4USpeak posted at 11:38 am on Tue, Feb 25, 2014.

    ThinkB4USpeak Posts: 46

    Don't be stupid, John. Both suspects are white. Your statement doesn't even grammatically make any sense.

  • RAS I posted at 8:53 am on Tue, Feb 25, 2014.

    RAS I Posts: 1

    How about the perps who committed this crime are WHITE!!! Young kid lost his life, stop using race as your platform of Ignorance.

  • John Smith posted at 5:16 am on Tue, Feb 25, 2014.

    John Smith Posts: 144

    Every time it happens something goes wrong. Pretty much a racial motive to it. Considering 90% or more of the victims are other then black and the perpetrators are 90% or higher black.

  • justjoe posted at 2:15 pm on Mon, Feb 24, 2014.

    justjoe Posts: 47

    Knockout game gone wrong?


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