MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Martinsburg man has been convicted in the shooting of a child and another man during a Fourth of July celebration.
The Journal (http://bit.ly/13l1M17) reports jurors in Berkeley County Circuit Court deliberated for about 45 minutes Thursday before finding 29-year-old Daniel L. Herbert guilty on all counts.
Herbert was charged with attempted murder, malicious assault, wanton endangerment and fleeing from police.
Prosecutors say Herbert shot 26-year-old Gabriel McGuire of Martinsburg and an 8-year-old girl during the holiday event at War Memorial Park in Martinsburg on July 4, 2012. Both victims recovered.
Herbert testified he shot McGuire in self-defense.
Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 24.
Information from: The Journal, http://journal-news.net/