Police in Connecticut are actively looking for the man that they claim is responsible for a fatal shooting at a local club. The man will be facing several serious criminal charges which will include allegedly causing the death of a patron. The man has not yet been arrested, however police have stated that his identity is known.
The shooting took place at a popular night club in New Haven. Several victims were injured in addition to the young woman who is reported to have died from her wounds. The man that is accused of carrying out this crime is reported to have had previous criminal convictions related to charges concerning weapons and illegal substances.
Authorities have reported that the woman who was killed was not believed to have been the one that the man may have been intending to harm. Police have allegedly stated that they are knowledgeable concerning who may have been the one that the accused man was possibly attempting to shoot. However, they have provided no other details as to whether the possible target was in attendance at the club that evening.
The man whom police believe to be responsible for the shooting has had a warrant issued for his arrest. The charges include several counts of assault in additional to the alleged murder. Authorities have publicly requested that he voluntarily present himself to the police.
This man is facing serious criminal charges. Once he is in custody, Connecticut police will work diligently to ensure that they have arrested and charged the correct individual. He, in turn, will surely seek information concerning the best possible defense against these charges. He may also attempt to negotiate with state prosecutors in order to arrive at the best possible outcome for him in these circumstances. Regardless, he has every right to challenge the evidence to be offered in support of the accusations while ensuring that his legal rights are preserved at all stages of the proceedings.
Source: NBC Connecticut, Warrant Signed for Suspect in New Haven Nightclub Murder, Amanda Raus, Ari Mason and LeAnn Gendreau, Oct. 29, 2013