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Farmers Branch police officer sentenced to 10 years for shooting, killing teen

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Credit: Dallas County

DALLAS – A Dallas jury found former Farmers Branch officer Ken DeWayne Johnson guilty of shooting and killing a 16-year-old teen in March.

The teen, Jose Cruz, was killed behind the wheel of his SUV that Johnson shot in 16 times, killing Cruz and wounding 18-year-old Edgar Rodriguez.

Johnson has been found guilty of Cruz’s murder and will serve 10 years in prison. He was also found guilty of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for wounding Rodriguez and is sentenced to 10 years of probation.

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