A 27 year old man was extradited to Long Island from California to face murder charges on a 2009 fatal shooting that took place in a local nightclub. He is facing a charge of 2nd degree murder on the shooting of a victim Valley Stream. The victim was pronounced dead at a local hospital in Manhasset. A New York Criminal Lawyer has been called to defend the suspect. No date has been set for a trial but because of the serious charges, one will be set soon.
The laws that govern homicide in New York are governed by Section 125.00 of the New York Criminal Proceedure Law. There are many different factors that come into play when a charge of murder is involved. Courts will look at the intent of the party. What is planned, or an act of recklessness? Determining the defendant’s intent will be very important to assess their guilt or innocence, and what particular charge of murder they may receive.
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