On Wednesday, October 12th, S.D. allegedly walked into an Orange County hair salon and opened fire. Armed with two to three handguns and wearing a bullet-proof vest, eight people were killed and one other injured in this inexplicable shooting spree. It was later discovered that S.D.'s ex-wife worked at the Seal Beach salon and was one of the deaths.
S.D. was charged with eight counts of murder and one count of attempted murder in the Orange County Superior Court. It is believed this was a revenge attack as he and his ex-wide were involved in a custody dispute involving their eight-year-old son. As the only suspect in the case, S.D. caused no incident when he was arrested by law enforcement. Prosecutors are intent on pursuing the death penalty as they believe this was a callous and cold-blooded act.
If you have been charged with any type of homicide, it is extremely important that you speak with a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. In cases like this, authorities can be eager to find a suspect and get him charged with the highest penalties possible. You will need an equally aggressive defense attorney to fight for you during this trying time. A Los Angeles criminal defense attorney from Martinian & Associates will fight for you and do their utmost to get your charges reduced or even dropped. Contact a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney as soon as possible to see how we could help you.