One charged in weekend homicide

Published 8:47 am Friday, May 12, 2023

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On May 10, at approximately 9 p.m., the Johnson City Police Department arrested Moziah McKinney, 20, Johnson City, and charged him with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Joshua Delgado, 23, Johnson City. Delgado was shot multiple times between 3:30-4:30 a.m. on May 6. His body was found behind the residence at 533 Washington Ave. later that morning.

McKinney was transported to the Washington County Detention Center, where he was arraigned at 1 p.m. Thursday. McKinney’s bond was set at $102,500 for the second-degree murder charge. He is also being held on two failure to appear charges out of Washington County Criminal Court. McKinney is being held with no bond on those charges.

The investigation into Delgado’s death is ongoing, and further charges are expected. Anyone having information related to this investigation is requested to contact the Johnson City Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (423) 434-6166 or to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at (423) 434-6158. To send a confidential tip, text 423JCPD and your tip to 847411 (TIP411) or send a tip to You can also send messages via the Johnson City Police Department website

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