State of Ohio v. Shepard: Mistrial Declared as Columbus jury fails to convict in firearms case/ September 3, 2010
Firearms Case A Mistrial
A mistrial was declared when a Columbus jury failed to convict our client in a felony firearms case. The Franklin County (Columbus), Ohio grand jury indicted Mr. Shepard for Carrying a Concealed Weapon. A jury trial concluded with a mistrial due to a deadlocked jury. As a result of the mistrial, our client, a 41-year-old Columbus businessman, was able to avoid a felony conviction.
The deadlocked jury helped our client, a 41-year-old Columbus man, to avoid a felony conviction.
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