King County Prosecutor, Norm Maleng, said Haq is charged with five counts of attempted first-degree murder; one count of first-degree kidnapping, involving a teenage girl who was briefly taken hostage; one count of first-degree burglary for allegedly entering a locked facility to commit a crime; and one count of malicious harassment under the state's hate-crime law. Source: KIROTV, Channel 7, SeattleFrom what I understand, King County Prosecutor Norm Maleng now has 30 days to decide whether to seek the death penalty in that case. Norm the ball is in your court now. I realize that the liberals in the Pacific Northwest would rather explain the murders away as that of a deranged and troubled individual. Stay strong and do what is right.
Here is the latest information from the Seattle Times (Excluding the reference to the hate-crime.) Apparently, Seattle Times did not want the offend our liberal Seattle residents:
- Charges filed in Jewish Federation shootings Among the charges Naveed Haq faces is aggravated first-degree murder, which is punishable by either the death penalty or life in prison.
- Woman recounts escaping building
- Heroic victim released from hospital
- Charging papers and other court documents (PDF - 11MB)
- Jewish Federation's response to charges