Celebrity News

Son of Barney Creator Arrested in Attempted Murder Case
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

In a report from The Acorn, deputies in the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station have arrested a man from Agoura Hills in connection with an attempted murder from Wednesday, January 9 in Malibu.

The man charged in the shooting is Patrick Leach, from Malibu. Leach is the son of Sheryl Leach, the creator of “Barney & Friends.” Leach is now free on $1 million bail.

  
What
Where


Police were called to the 27000 block of West Winding Way in Malibu for reports of gunshots. When they arrived, the police discovered a 49-year-old man, from Malibu, sitting on the ground with a gunshot wound in his chest. The man’s identity has not been released by authorities.

Deputies were told by a witness that he noticed a man leaving the neighborhood inside a black sports utility vehicle the same morning the shooting occurred. The Lost Hills police station was called by other residents of the area to provide added info about the suspect, according to Sgt. Hugo Mosquero.

Deputies saw a vehicle that matched the description of the witness later in the same day on Kanan Road south of Cornell Road in Agoura Hills. The officers conducted a traffic stop and evidence was taken from Leach’s vehicle and he was arrested as a suspect in the attempted murder case.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




No motive for the shooting has been announced, but the investigation is ongoing by detectives, according to Mosquero.

“These people are neighbors. Everybody here did an outstanding job,” Mosquero said of the residents who reported what they saw.



Mosquero told The Acorn that the victim is expected to recover and was treated at UCLA Medical Center. “The suspect (was) in custody and we’re lucky that nobody else was hurt,” the deputy said.



 

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Complex Litigation Attorney with 3-5 years of arbitration experience

USA-FL-Miami

Miami office of our client seeks complex litigation attorney with 3-5 years of law firm experience i...

Apply Now

Senior Business & Commercial Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-Irvine

Irvine office is seeking a business and commercial litigation attorney with 5+ years of experience. ...

Apply Now

Commercial Litigation Attorney with 1-3 years of experience

USA-TX-Dallas

Dallas office of our client seeks litigation attorney with 1-3 years of experience. The candidate wi...

Apply Now

Labor and Employment Attorney with 3-4 years of litigation experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of our client seeks labor and employment attorney with 3-4 years of litigation ex...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Paralegal

USA-AL-Montgomery

Overview The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking...

Apply now

Legal Assistant- Bilingual

USA-NV-Las Vegas

Prestigious personal injury firm seeks superstar BILINGUAL legal assistant! Candidate MUST have...

Apply now

Coordinator, International Contracts & Compliance

USA-NJ-Parsippany

Coordinator, International Contracts & Compliance The candidate will communicate closely with globa...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top