State of Ohio V. Israel
CASE NUMBER: B1103896
CHARGE(S): Murder with Gun Specifications, Felonious Assault with Gun Specifications, Weapons under Disability.
POTENTIAL PUNISHMENT: Life in Prison.
VENUE: Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, Cincinnati, Ohio
ALLEGATIONS: The State claimed that the Defendant executed the victim in broad daylight on a busy downtown street. Specifically, on a weekday at 9:30 a.m. at the corner of 13th Street and Main Street in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, the Defendant walked up to a man holding a baby and fired three shots at him from close range. The victim was immediately killed (the baby was not harmed). Two eyewitnesses to the shooting picked Defendant out of a photo array and later identified the Defendant at trial as the shooter. Defendant's cell phone records indicated he was at the scene of the shooting.
DISPOSITION: Trial by jury
RESULT: Not guilty all counts