Judge Sentences Irving Harris Johnson to 82 Years for Death of Barbour and Simmons

Judge Lynn Leibovitz sentenced Irving Harris Johnson Thursday to 82 years in prison in connection with the shooting deaths of Domonique Barbour and Jimmie Lee Simmons III. A jury convicted Johnson on two counts of first-degree murder and several related assault and firearms charges in February. Witnesses testified at trial that Johnson had been having … Read more →

Jury Begins Deliberations in Murder Trial Against Irving Johnson

After six days of witness testimony, jurors in the murder trial against Irving Harris Johnson began deliberations Tuesday. Johnson, 32, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and several assault and firearm charges in connection with the July 2011 shooting deaths of Domonique Barbour and Jimmie Lee Simmons III. Johnson is also charged with … Read more →

Irving Johnson Pleads Innocent in Columbia Heights Triple Shooting

A 23-count indictment has charged Irving Johnson with first-degree murder in a Columbia Heights shooting that left two men dead. Johnson pleaded innocent to the charges in court on Friday. Sade Stephens, charged with being an accessory after the fact to the shooting, pleaded innocent also. A trial date was set for Feb. 4, 2013. … Read more →

Irving Johnson Ordered Held in Deadly Columbia Heights Triple Shooting

Irving Johnson was ordered held today on substantial probability in connection with a triple shooting in Columbia Heights that left two men dead this summer. In court for his preliminary hearing, Johnson was ordered held while awaiting trial, even though his attorney had argued that there wasn’t enough evidence on the record to move the … Read more →

Preliminary Hearing Postponed in Columbia Heights Double Homicide

A preliminary hearing for Irving Johnson, suspected in the Columbia Heights double homicide which killed Domonique Barber and Jimmie Lee Simmons III has been postponed according to court records. Johnson was scheduled to appear in front of Judge Gerald Fisher Thursday morning. He is now scheduled for Nov. 18. Johnson was presented with the charge … Read more →

Irving Harris Johnson Arrested in Columbia Heights July Shooting Deaths of Domonique Barber and Jimmie Lee Simmons

A man wanted by D.C. police in connection with a triple shooting in Columbia Heights this July has been arrested. According to a message on the Third District listserve, Irving Harris Johnson of Northwest D.C. was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of two counts of first-degree murder while armed and one count of assault with … Read more →

Irving Harris Johnson

  • Arrested: Sept. 9, 2011
  • Age: 32
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Convicted by jury in the July 9, 2011, deaths of Domonique Barber and Jimmie Lee Simmons III.