UPDATE: BRIDGE JUMPER IDENTIFIED AS TAYLOR JOHNSON

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Authorities confirm the young man who died after jumping off the I-210 bridge is Taylor Johnson– the man prosecutors say is the one who started the trouble that ultimately led to the shooting death of Marine Daniel Gueringer at a Fourth of July party in 2009.

Johnson was awaiting trial on a charge of inciting a riot. He figured prominently in the trial of Bryce Perkins earlier this year when various witnesses’ testimony suggested Johnson’s behavior that night suggested he was looking for a fight, and set in motion the events that ultimately led to the killing. View full article »