Alabama man’s charge increased to murder when victim died 9 months after shooting: report
A suspect's charges have increased in connection with a 2021 shooting when the victim died nine months after she was wounded, police said.
Richard Olds, 70, is now charged with capital murder in connection to the shooting death of 41-year-old Patricia Joann Stisher, AL.com reported.
The shooting happened on Feb. 26, 2021, at the Marathon gas station in the 2600 block of 34th Avenue North in Birmingham, Alabama, according to AL.com.
The victim then showed up at the police department’s North Precinct, which is about four blocks away, AL.com reported.
Birmingham police Sgt. Rod Mauldin said at the time of the shooting that it appeared to have stemmed from a domestic argument, according to AL.com.
Stisher was in a vehicle when she was shot, AL.com reported.
She was taken by Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service to the hospital, according to AL.com.
She was in and out of the hospital until she died nine months later on Nov. 25, AL.com reported.
Olds was arrested in June on two counts of attempted murder and one count of discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle, according to AL.com. He has been held in the Jefferson County Jail on $150,000 bond since his arrest.
Olds was served with the capital murder warrant and is now being held without bond, according to AL.com.
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