CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether the evidence was sufficient to support defendant’s conviction of drive by shooting?
Defendant was convicted of drive by shooting. He appealed. On appeal, defendant argued that the evidence was insufficient to support his criminal conviction of drive by shooting. The Minnesota Court of Appeals held that the circumstantial evidence was sufficient on the grounds that: (1) the victim saw the defendant driving a car slowly in front of her home; (2) her neighbor heard several gun shots; and (3) there were seven bullet holes in the victim’s walls.
State v. Johnson, A20-0521, Hennepin County.
Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.