In Santa Rosa, D.M., a sophomore attending a local High was charged with the
murder of another teenager at a house party. In September of this year, a judge
deemed the evidence insufficient to charge D.M. and was subsequently let
go from the case.
Two others were suspected of participating in the shooting, although the
judge found that D.M. was not an accomplice. The other boys in the case
stand trial for murder with gang and gun enhancements facing upwards of
50-life, as there may be enough evidence that supports murder and assault
with a deadly weapon charges, including allegations of gang affiliation.
Attorney Joe Bisbiglia is representing D.M.in the case.
What We Know So Far
- During testimony, the hosts of the party escorted 3 males and 2 females
after hearing the shots
- The murder victim was a 15-year-old boy, who was shot in the chest
- Two others were shot in the leg, and another youth was shot in the hand
- D.M. and the other two defendants were found in Mexico four months after
- Witnesses believed to have heard gang slogans during a fistfight just before
Attorney Bisbiglia argued that although D.M. was in tow with the other
suspects did not automatically prove his guilt. The motive for fleeing
the scene was out of fear or retaliation, due to possible gang association.
He also noted that D.M. had no prior record of
He is quoted as saying, “The charges were not consistent with his
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