Isiah Johnson Wiki – Isiah Johnson Biography
Isiah Johnson, a young boy from Indiana, was shot and killed by a 5-year-old boy who was high on cocaine. – While the dead boy had marijuana in his system, according to prosecutors. The shocking revelation came as drug and neglect charges were unsealed Tuesday against the boys’ parents, Deonta Jermaine Johnson, 27, and Shatia Tiara Welch, 24. The couple were arrested on the new charges Monday in La Porte, Indiana, according to the Lafayette Journal & Courier. Young Isiah Johnson died of a gunshot wound to the head after his unidentified brother found a firearm in his home’s drug den, police said.
Isiah Johnson was 1 year old.
Parents charged after toddler is fatally shot by brother
Johnson claimed to have been napping on the couch at the time and said he “heard a crash” before finding the 16-month-old boy dead, according to a probable cause affidavit. Police also found 93 fentanyl pills, as well as marijuana and drug paraphernalia. at the couple’s Lafayette apartment after the deadly shooting. Mom Welch told police that her gun was hers and that she usually kept it in a locked box under her bed. Johnson was also charged with obstruction of justice for allegedly trying to clear the apartment of grass before police arrived. Four weeks before the deadly shooting, Welch was charged with possession and trafficking of narcotics and marijuana, which is illegal for both medical and recreational purposes in Indiana, according to court records.