A Meiners Oaks man faces murder charges in the shooting death of his neighbor. The shooting happened in September. According to investigators, two men engaged in a dispute. The dispute escalated and resulted in the shooting death of the victim.
Neighbors called police after hearing gunfire. Police arrived and found the victim lying in the street with a gunshot wound. Despite efforts to save him, the man died at the scene. Police arrested the suspect the same day and booked him into the Ventura County Jail. The suspect had no serious past criminal history.
He remains jailed on a $1,000,000 bond, and faces charges of felony murder and a special allegation of personal and intentional discharge of a firearm. The suspect has pleaded not guilty to all charges.
Meiners Oaks murder lawyer
You can’t find a more serious charge in California law than homicide. The state’s death penalty law means that your life could literally hang in the balance. Further, special allegations could mean that you may spend the rest of your life in prison without parole. When you stand accused of homicide, hire an experienced murder lawyer like Robert Helfend. Mr. Helfend has more than 30 years of experience in criminal defense. He takes murder cases in Ventura County and throughout Southern California.
In a homicide case, your best defense strategy includes an experienced, aggressive criminal defense attorney. Mr. Helfend, with more than 30 years of experience, has defended thousands of Californians. He manages every case personally, so your defense will not be left to a less experienced lawyer. His plain-English style means that you’ll always understand the status of your case.
His first priority will be to get the charges against you reduced or dropped. When that’s not possible, he will work toward the best possible outcome for your case. Don’t leave your defense to an inexperienced attorney, or one who doesn’t really want your case.
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