Jonesboro School Shooter Denied Supreme Court Review In Drug Case

Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson

(Jonesboro, AR) Mitchell Johnson, one of two people who shot and killed five and wounded ten at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro in 1998 has been denied a U.S. Supreme Court appeal of drug and gun convictions.

Mitchell Johnson was released in 2005 after serving seven years and was arrested two years later during a traffic stop for illegally using a controlled substance and having a firearm.

Johnson wanted the conviction tossed on procedural grounds.

He was sentenced to four years in federal prison for those charges followed by three years of supervised release.

Andrew Goldman, the other Jonesboro shooter, was released in May 2007 after serving 9 years and now goes by the name Drew Douglas Grant.


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