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CAV: Firearms statute didn’t permit multiple charges (access required)

The circuit court erred in allowing the Commonwealth to prosecute two different firearms offenses, where Code § 18.2-280(E) required prosecutors to choose one or the other. Background On the night of March 3, 2016, shooting broke out at Club Paradise in Newport News. The club’s video surveillance showed Appellant Jamar Dominic Green leave the club and retrieve ...