Warren murder suspect extradited from Detroit to appear in court

Shawn Johnson is facing murder, aggravated robbery and kidnapping charges

WARREN, Ohio. (WKBN) – Shawn Johnson, 50, was brought back to Trumbull County Wednesday from Detroit to face murder and kidnapping charges in Warren.

Johnson is scheduled to appear in Trumbull County Court on Thursday.

Johnson is facing murder, aggravated robbery and kidnapping charges in connection to the December 2 shooting death of John Kellar and the kidnapping of two women.

He is also facing charges in Detroit.

Police said Johnson shot and killed 41-year-old John Kellar on December 2. Police said he then kidnapped Alicia Binion and another woman and fled the scene in a stolen van.

The second woman managed to get away during a stop at Rocky’s AM PM Market nearby.

Marshals said Binion was found later in the investigation.

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