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Murder Suspect Charged With Murder, Use Of Lethal Weapon

Screen_shot_2011-09-24_at_9.31.30_AM_copyLennie Paul Tracey, the 51-year-old Canyon Country man suspected of shooting his neighbor as a result of an ongoing feud, was charged today with murder for the shotgun death of Anthony Jay Davis.

 

 

Tracey is charged with one count each of murder and assault with a firearm. He is expected to be arraigned Tuesday in Department S of San Fernando Superior Court.


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The complaint alleges that on Sept. 24 the defendant personally and intentionally discharged the firearm that killed Davis and personally used a firearm against the victim’s wife.

An ongoing feud between Tracey and Davis escalated when the defendant installed infrared lights on his property and pointed them in the direction of the victim’s residence causing a technical disruption to Davis’ video surveillance system, according to authorities.

Tracey purportedly shot Davis twice after the victim unplugged the lights. After the shooting, Tracey allegedly pointed the shotgun at the victim’s wife.

The defendant’s bail is recommended at $1.105 million. If convicted as charged, Tracey faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.

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Murder Suspect Charged With Murder, Use Of Lethal Weapon

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