End trial now, say defence lawyers in Boom Boom Room shooting case

FEATURED PHOTO: The Boom Boom Room at 315 Ouellette Ave., is pictured on Oct. 5, 2014 — the day of an early morning shooting. PHOTO BY DAX MELMER /Windsor Star

Written by Sarah Sacheli on April 6, 2017

Defence lawyers representing two Brampton men charged with the 2014 shooting of a bouncer at a downtown Windsor nightclub argued Wednesday there is not enough evidence for the trial to proceed.

The judge in the case has already thrown out evidence of a trace amount of gunshot residue detected on one of the men’s hands, ruling police violated his right to call a lawyer. Police recovered a 9mm handgun, but the male DNA on it did not match either man. The bouncer testified earlier in the trial he has no idea who shot him.

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