Quantcast
Home / Opinion Digests / Criminal Law / Firearm Acquittal Bars Murder Case (access required)

Firearm Acquittal Bars Murder Case (access required)

In a prosecution arising from a shooting outside a nightclub, in which an assailant fired multiple shots into an occupied vehicle and killed a passenger, a general district court’s acquittal of defendant of the related misdemeanor of reckless handling of a firearm collaterally estopped his subsequent prosecution for first-degree murder and attempted murder, and the ...