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Cases presented here are only some of the cases handled by David Chow. All cases use lettering to protect the identity of the client for solicitor-client privilege purposes. The case lettering does not necessarily reflect the client's actual initials.  David has successfully defended many clients not represented here.


R. v. W.G.B.

Posted in Homicide, Fireams Offences and

October 1, 2012

(Calgary, Q.B.). Client charged with attempted murder, unlawfully discharging a firearm, aggravated assault with a firearm and possession of a firearm in relation to allegedly shooting a person who was in his motor vehicle. After a lengthy trial, the Court of Queen's Bench Justice acquitted him of attempted murder, aggravated assaulted and all charges relating to the discharge of the firearm.  The basis for the acquittal was due to frailties in eyewitness identification bolstered by evidence of the accused.  WGB's case was a very difficult case because it involved a foot-chase where the accused definitely discarded the firearm. Ballistics confirmed that the discarded gun was the firearm used in the shooting.  On first view of the disclosure, it was very easy to think the accused was guilty, when in fact, he was a completely innocent man. The accused claimed innocence in the "shooting" throughout.  The case was won on a careful dissection of various low quality video images from cameras on buildings in the area. The defence also went to great lengths to prove who was the actual shooter.   David Chow is a full service Calgary criminal defence lawyer and an experienced Calgary firearms lawyer. He is one of a select few Calgary homicide lawyers who often secures verdicts of not guilt in murder cases.  Charged with a homicide offence? Contact a proven Calgary criminal lawyer who defends murder cases.


This entry was posted in Homicide, Fireams Offences and posted on October 1, 2012


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