Three charged in slaying of Cleveland State University professor after violent weekend

Posted at 2:07 PM, Mar 27, 2017

Three men have been charged for the weekend drive-by shooting that claimed the life of a Cleveland State University professor. 

Terrell Gray, 25, Charles Walker, 26, and Kassius Williams, 18, are all charged with aggravated murder in connection with the fatal slaying of David Wilder, according to a warrant filed in Cleveland Municipal Court. 

The three men were in a black Volkswagen shooting at three others, including Tywain Johnson, 15, at East 79th and Woodland Avenue on Saturday as they were in a maroon Saturn. 

A stray bullet hit Wilder, 61, in the head while he was in his car.

Johnson also died of multiple gunshot wounds. The three men are not currently charged in his death. 

Gray, Walker and Williams appeared in Cleveland Municipal Court Monday morning. They are being held in the city jail. 


From left, Kassius Williams and Charles Walker