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Arraignment delayed for man accused in Crust Café shooting

Arraignment delayed for man accused in Crust Café shooting

WILLIAMSBURG — An arraignment for a man accused of shooting a security guard during an incident at a Williamsburg restaurant was delayed Tuesday after the man’s defense attorney asked to be able to review all the evidence to determine whether he wants to be tried by judge or jury.

John Lee Johnson, 22, of Newport News is charged with malicious assault and a count of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in connection to an August shooting at Williamsburg’s Crust Café which left a bouncer, Corwin Lindsey, injured and in need of medical care.

Johnson’s arraignment was scheduled Tuesday in James City County Circuit Court, however, his attorney, Patricia Nagel,...

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