Daycare worker charged with murder in death of 8-month-old girl

Kidnapping

Former BGF commander's testimony not enough as alleged shooter is acquitted

Former BGF commander's testimony not enough as alleged shooter is acquitted

A self-described former Black Guerrilla Family commander returned to Baltimore from federal witness protection and testified against a man who he said shot him last May.

Ronnie Johnson, 34, said he turned cooperator last April after deciding he wanted to change his life, fearing he was going to be killed or locked up. The next month, he said he came face to face with a masked man holding a gun, who fired seven shots into his leg, breaking his femur.

"I seen the fire come out the gun," Johnson testified. "He was trying to gun me down."

Johnson's testimony came with a state immunity agreement, allowing him to speak freely about crimes he committed in...

61°