Commonwealth v. R.P.
Attempt to Commit the Crime of Criminal Homicide – Murder
2 counts - Agg. Assault with Firearm (Handgun) – Felony
5 counts – Misdemeanors
Case Facts:Defendant was alleged to have shot the victim two times at close range with the intent to kill or cause serious bodily injury.
Verdict:Following a Non-Jury Trial before the Honorable Anthony M. Mariani, Defendant was found NOT GUILTY of Murder - Attempt to Commit Criminal Homicide, Aggravated Assault (intentionally causing injury with a firearm), NOT GUILTY of Robbery using a firearm, GUILTY of Aggravated Assault by recklessly causing serious bodily injury using a firearm, and GUILTY of numerous Misdemeanor crimes. Sentencing has been scheduled for October 2012.