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Caesars Palace Elevator Shooter Pleads Guilty

By Chuckmonster on Monday, 14th July 2008 5:10am
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Some of you may remember the shooting at Caesars Palace last year which was caught on surveillance video (and promptly uploaded to YouTube by the Review Journal). Well, the triggerman - Richard Earl Shepherd Jr, just corraled himself a 3-40 year sentence in Nevada State Pound Me In The Ass Prison after accepting a plea deal.

Here's a refresher, if you haven't seen the horrific video before. Squeamish readers might want to pass on it.

Shepherd is currently being held at Clark County jail since he was caught - his lawyer (who blames the incident on thugs who picked a fight with Shepherd before the gunfire) said he hopes to have his client set free on probation until his sentencing on August 19th.

A plea deal? He was caught on tape emptying his handgun then got back into the elevator all calm and collected? Isn't this two counts of attempted murder? Seriously... a plea deal? plus a month on the street with 'probation' before he goes into the can?

Also from the Violence in Vegas file, YouTube pulled up these 'related' vids : a brawl at Harrah's and aftermath of gunfire outside of O'Shea's, which starts with everybody in the casino getting up from 'hitting the deck'.



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Comments & Discussion:

Nevada is such a progressive state - they actually named their state prison "pound me in the ass"?!? That's great, here in Canada, the worst prison we got is still called "Constant ball tickling with a feather maximum security penitentiary of Alberta". We gotta re-name that place.

He was just release last week!



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