Sixteen years after Johnis Jackson, 18, of Altadena was gunned down at Fair Oaks Avenue and Harriet Street, reportedly after a dispute over CDs, his suspected killers will appear in court for a pretrial date Sept. 23.
Darryl Lamont Johnson, 38, of Pasadena and Dominique Evans, 41, of Pasadena, appeared in court Aug. 30 in a Pasadena Courthouse where a judge determined that there was enough evidence for a trial, according to Deputy Dennis Gill. They will appear again in court for their pretrial date Sept. 23.
Johnson and Evans were arrested May 21 and charged in what was, until then, considered a cold case. Investigators believe that Johnson, a Blood gang member and Evans, a Blood affiliate, murdered Jackson over possible stolen CDs, according to a story in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune. Jackson was a member of a Crips gang in Altadena, according to authorities.
Johnson and Evans were in a relationship at the time of the shooting and have children together.